Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.
Common Name(s): rubber plant, rubber tree
Description: Large, round, thick burgundy leaves emanating from a central trunk. New leaves come in bright red. Rarely blooms indoors, flowers are small and greenish.
Light: Bright indirect light.
Water: Water when dry.
Origins: Native to South Asia and southeast Asia.
Other Interesting Facts: This plant was once used for latex production, but lost popularity around 1920 when replaced by the Brazilian rubber tree. Part of the Mulberry or Fig (Moraceae) family.