rubber plant

Asked June 15, 2015, 1:12 PM EDT

what is the rubber plants apperance

Clark County Washington

1 Response

Rubber plant - Ficus elastica - leaves are thick, glossy leathery, dark green 6-8" long by 3-5" wide. New leaves unfold from rosy pink sheaths which soon wither and drop. There are several varieties variegated, reddish new growth, bigger leafed varieties. Can be with multiple stems or singles and grow very tall. Has a milky sap from leaves or stem.