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Ficus elastica Burgundy - Big Babes

Mature tubestock, premium and ready to plant!


Ficus Elastica burgundy is the darkest of the Ficus Elastica.  He’s a popular rubber plant with burgundy to almost black fleshy leaves.

Burgundy suits an office desk, brightens a bookcase and brings some interest into the bedroom. Ficus suits every room in the house and enjoys bright light, but be careful not to place him in direct sunlight or he’ll burn.

Burgundy is easy to care for. Plant him up in free-draining compost and only water when the compost is dry down to a few centimetres. Wipe the leaves down if they get dusty and that’s it. Yes, really! If you need any more help read our blog.

If you notice the rich burgundy turns insipid, he needs a bit more light. Put him closer to a window and he’ll be back to full glory in no tim

For 85mm tubes: If you prefer your plants just that little bit bigger the 3 pack x 85mm pots is for you.

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for: I’m an ideal houseplant that brings impact to a gloomy corner
  • I grow to: I’ll reach several metres if my roots aren’t constrained. 
  • Where to place me:  Bright, indirect light will keep me glowing
  • Soil Conditions:  Well-drained soil, please.

*Please note if planted in the natural ground these plants grow very large and have invasive roots so we recommend keeping it in a pot. 

      Our plants are beautifully grown and mature in size with developed root's and guaranteed sun hardened. These plants can be inserted straight into the ground and make an excellent garden plant.

      We carefully package your plants into a custom size box to ensure safe transport and a healthy plant delivered to your door.

      Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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