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Burgundy Rubber Plant Info: How To Grow Ficus Elastica Burgundy
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Burgundy Rubber Plant Info: How To Grow Ficus Elastica Burgundy

The burgundy rubber plant is a selected cultivar of Ficus elastica FY-kus, ee-LASS-tih-kuh , and a Ficus species from the fig genus, a part of the Moraceae fig family, Ficeae tribe, and Urostigma subgenus.More on other Types of Rubber PlantsThis particular Ficus plant is quite popular among gardeners interested in using it as a houseplant.

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Ficus Pandurata: The Fiddleleaf Fig Tree

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 large leaves which resemble the case of a fiddle or violin.The leaves are much bigger the popular weeping Ficus benjamina.Other species under the fig family (Moraceae) include:Ficus elastica (one of the many rubber plant varieties)Ficus caricaFicus benghalensis (Audrey)Ficus maclellandii (Banana leaf Ficus Alii)Ficus microcarpa (green island ficus)Ficus rubiginosaFicus glumosaFicus myrosensisFicus sycomorusFicus lacorFicus pumila “creeping fig”Ficus hispidaFicus drupaceaFicus nitidaFicus callosaFicus retusa… and moreIndoors large, the green leaves of the pandurata tree plants can grow to reach 12″ inches long and capable of almost the same width.
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Ficus Audrey: How To Grow and Care For Ficus Benghalensis

Ficus Audrey is a selected variety of Ficus Benghalensis FY-Kus, Ben-gal-EN-sis . This evergreen tree is known as the strangling fig and belongs to the family Moraceae.Its cousins are the popular Ficus benjamina (Benjamin tree), Ficus elastica varieties, and Ficus pandurata (fiddle leaf fig).This tree is native to Pakistan and India, and its leaves have a fuzzy surface.
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Ficus Pumila: Creeping Fig Growing and Care [HOW TO]

The Ficus pumila FY-kus POO-mil-uh is a fast-growing, climbing vine often referred to as the “creeping fig.” Ficus repens is also a synonym.It’s part of the Ficus genus and the Moraceae family, which is commonly called the mulberry family or fig family.Ficus pumila can grow:Up and along a trellisPlanted in a hanging basketAs a ground coverTo cover a wall, fence or grown on a topiaryCreeping fig Ficus pumila doesn’t require full sun or a lot of water, making it a simple plant to grow.
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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 soon as the ficus tree comes home, leaves start dropping.The last thing a Ficus tree owner was to think about is pruning.There are too many visions of leaf drop in their mind.
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Green Island Ficus: Ficus Microcarpa Easy To Grow Bonsai Ficus

The Green Island Ficus – Ficus microcarpa, FY-kus my-kro-KAR-puh is a slow-growing plant that belongs to the fig family Moraceae.Ficus lyrata and Ficus benjamina tree are other popular indoor Ficus trees. However, the root system of Benjamina is considered invasive.The Ficus microcarpa with its glossy leaves is different and known for its smaller size and more ‘friendly’ root system.
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Burgundy Rubber Plant Info: How To Grow Ficus Elastica Burgundy

The burgundy rubber plant is a selected cultivar of Ficus elastica FY-kus, ee-LASS-tih-kuh , and a Ficus species from the fig genus, a part of the Moraceae fig family, Ficeae tribe, and Urostigma subgenus.More on other Types of Rubber PlantsThis particular Ficus plant is quite popular among gardeners interested in using it as a houseplant.
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Ficus Alii Care: Growing Banana Leaf Ficus Maclellandii [UPDATED]

Ficus Alii (FY-kus ah-lee) is a relatively new addition to the world of cultivated Ficus plants.It is a perennial “ornamental fig” plant belonging to the family Moraceae and makes for a beautiful addition as an indoor tree to any home.The Ficus Alii plant is native to the warm climates of China, India and Southeast Asia.
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Care For Rubber Tree Varieties: Elastica, Robusta, Decora, Burgundy

Ficus elastica – the rubber plant, a member of genus ficus, under the fig family Moraceae. Care for this rugged plant with shiny leaves is easy to learn.Many types of rubber plants and rubber tree varieties have been grown indoors as a houseplant for decades. Ficus elastica has been a plant which has helped many a homeowner begin their journey of growing plants indoors.
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Ficus Tree Losing Leaves? The WHY

If you have grown a Ficus tree indoors you have experienced your Ficus losing leaves.Few people who have ever bought a Ficus tree (weeping fig tree), especially Ficus Benjamina, have not needed to pull out a broom, get down on their knees or get out the vacuum to clean up all the leaves that have dropped.
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How To Get Rid Of Mealybugs On Fiddle Leaf Figs

Named for their large, violin-shaped leaves, the fiddle leaf fig is a popular member of the Moraceae family and is related to the rubber tree plant.The plant is known by two scientific names, Ficus Lyrata (FY-kus ly-RAY-tuh) and Ficus Pandurata (FY-kus pand-yoor-RAY-tuh).Its rounded leaves can grow up to 12” inches long and have the ability to retain water for longer periods of time than many similar plants.
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Ficus Benjamina Tree – Weeping Fig

The House Plant Homeowners Tree: Ficus Plant CareThe Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the Benjamins fig, fig ficus, weeping figs, or benjamin figs, is the houseplant most people think of when mentioning a tree grown indoors. It’s a flowering plant from family Moraceae, originating from Southeast Asia and Australia.
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