Ficus elastica ‘Shivereana Marble’ 4.5″

$26.99

Ficus elastica ‘Shivereana Marble’ Care

Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light; avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

Water: Allow the top 1-2 inches of soil to dry out between waterings; water thoroughly but avoid waterlogging.

Humidity: Thrives in average indoor humidity; mist occasionally or use a humidifier if the air is very dry.

Temperature: Maintain a warm environment between 60-75°F (16-24°C); avoid cold drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat moss, pine bark, and perlite.

Fertilizing: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer); reduce feeding in fall and winter.

Pruning: Prune to control height and shape; remove any dead or yellowing leaves to encourage healthy growth.

Repotting: Repot every 1-2 years in the spring to refresh soil and provide space for root growth.

Pests: Monitor for common pests like spider mites, aphids, and scale; treat with insecticidal soap or neem oil if necessary.

Propagation: Propagate by stem cuttings; place cuttings in water or moist soil until roots develop.

Support: May need support as it grows taller; use a stake or plant support to maintain an upright position.

Leaf Care: Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and keep them looking vibrant and healthy.

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Description

Ficus elastica ‘Shivereana Marble’ is a stunning and unique variety of the popular Rubber Plant, celebrated for its captivating variegated foliage. Each leaf is a masterpiece, showcasing a blend of creamy white, light green, and subtle shades of pink and orange, all marbled together in a mesmerizing pattern. This eye-catching coloration makes ‘Shivereana Marble’ a standout addition to any plant collection, bringing a touch of elegance and sophistication to contemporary and traditional interiors. Its glossy, leathery leaves enhance its aesthetic appeal and make it a robust and durable houseplant.

Perfect for plant enthusiasts of all levels, Ficus elastica ‘Shivereana Marble’ is relatively low-maintenance and adapts well to various indoor environments. It thrives in bright, indirect light but can also tolerate lower light conditions, making it versatile for different spaces within the home or office. With its moderate growth rate, this plant can reach an impressive height, becoming a striking focal point in any room. Its air-purifying qualities further enhance its desirability, contributing to a healthier indoor atmosphere by removing toxins and improving air quality. Whether placed in a decorative pot on the floor or elevated on a stylish plant stand, Ficus elastica ‘Shivereana Marble’ is sure to impress with its exquisite beauty and easy-care nature.