Is The Rubber Plant Toxic To Cats?

Rubber Plant and Cats

Do you want to grow a rubber plant indoors, but you’re worried about your cat’s safety? Well, you’re not alone. A variety of plants are toxic to cats, and yes

What Is A Good Ficus Fertilizer?

Good Ficus Fertilizer

Ficus are popular indoor plants for homes with bright lighting. Unfortunately, Ficus is a tropical plant, and so in most homes, it needs to be kept warm in the winter

Why Is My Rubber Plant Losing Leaves?

Rubber Plants Losing Leaves

What can you do when your Ficus elastica plant is shedding lots of leaves? Why does this happen? What can you do with a rubber plant losing leaves? As with

What Is The Best Rubber Plant Soil?

Best Rubber Plant Soil

The best rubber plant soil is one that drains well, with a slightly acidic pH between 5.5 and 7.0. The Ficus elastica, for example, can do well in a range

How To Grow And Care For Ficus Altissima

Ficus altissima growing indoors

Ficus altissima (FIK-us al-TISS-ih-muh) is also called Lofty Fig, Asian Council Tree, or simply Council Tree. It is a flowering plant in the Mulberry or Moraceae family of plants. This

Ficus Elastica Care: Growing Rubber Trees

Green, leathery leaves of Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica [FY-kus ee-LASS-tih-kuh] is a popular houseplant native to the tropics of India and Southeast Asia. Most know it by the common name of the rubber plant or rubber

Mealybugs On Ficus: Control Tips

Mealy bug on Ficus tree leaf

Keeping Ficus plants thriving can be challenge indoors or outdoors.  The recommended lighting and watering schedules are a few essentials in caring for a Ficus tree. This includes Ficus benjamina,

Variegated Rubber Plant Growing and Care

Colorful leaves of the variegated Rubber plant

The different types of Rubber plants are common indoor plants because they are versatile and easy to grow. Their large, waxy leaves make this tropical plant a great addition to

Types Of Ficus Trees For The Home and Garden

3 of the Ficus types for the home and garden

Ficus plants [FYE-Kuss] include 800-1000 species of woody trees, shrubs, and vines from the Moraceae family. Many are grown as houseplants or outdoors in their native regions. Ficus plants are

Is The Rubber Plant Poisonous?

Variegated rubber plant - is it toxic?

The rubber tree, or Ficus elastica, is a popular decorative household plant. It’s hardy and grows well indoors thanks to a number of features:  Low light tolerance Limited water needs

Ficus Benjamina Tree – Weeping Fig

Ficus Benjamina - weeping fig -green and varigated

The House Plant Homeowners Tree: Ficus Plant Care The Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the Benjamins fig, fig ficus, weeping figs, or benjamin figs, is the houseplant most people think

Pruning Ficus Trees: When And How

What is a Ficus tree? Ficus trees, also known as ficus benjamina, weeping fig tree or the benjamin fig, have a tendency to freak people out… It seems like as

Ficus Pandurata or Ficus Lyrata Tree

Ficus Lyrata

The fiddle-leaf fig is the common name for Ficus Lyrata or Ficus Pandurata comes from the family Moraceae. It’s related to the rubber plant. The plant gets its name from its