Ficus elastica 'Tineke'
Native range: Madagascar
Known names: Rubber Fig, Rubber Tree, Indian Rubber Bush/Tree
Hardiness: Best above 50°F
Mature Size: Can reach around 50'+ (in tropical climates)
Light: Bright light - Full Sun
Water: Best to keep soil evenly moist, can dry out slightly.
Soil: Standard potting mix
Dormancy Period: N/A
Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, shipped with rootball
Ficus elastica's leaves are shinnnnnnyyyyy and big! this particular cultivar was selected for its colorful and variegated leaves. Best coloration in brighter light. Ficus, in general, are known to drop their leaves "randomly", they usually drop their leaves when moved from a brighter area and set in a darker location...however they will produce new leaves. Try to select a spot that they can just remain there for a long time.