Fiddle Leaf Fig Propagation: Everything You Need To Know

Fiddle Leaf Fig plants are the fussier relative of the Rubber Plant, but they can be forgiven as they are stunning. It’s always a good idea to take some cuttings of a fussy plant so that if anything happens to your mother plant, you have at least one more plant to care for. Think of it like an insurance policy! … Read More

Ficus Triangularis Variegata: Care For The Variegated Ficus Triangularis

Ficus Triangularis Variegata is the variegated form of Ficus triangularis, known for its bright green, triangular leaves which feature cream middles and edges. The variegation highlights the striking shape of the foliage and looks perfect against the gray stems of the plant. Not sure if this plant will survive in your home? Here’s everything you need to know. Ficus Triangularis … Read More

Ficus Elastica Tineke: All You Need To Know About The Variegated Rubber Plant

One of the most widely-grown houseplants from the fig family is Ficus elastica ‘Tineke’, thanks to its substantial ornamental leaves in deep green, light green, pink, white, and cream shades. Not sure if Ficus elastica ‘Tineke’ is the right plant for you? Here’s everything you should know. Ficus Elastica Tineke At A Glance While this plant comes from the tropical … Read More

Ficus Benghalensis: All You Need To Know About The Ficus Audrey Plant

Ficus benghalensis, also otherwise known as Ficus Audrey, makes a stunning option for your houseplant collection.  It does need a lot of room, as in the right conditions, it can reach 10 feet tall indoors, and in its native habitat, it gets much loftier at 100 feet tall. It can be mistaken for the Fiddle Leaf Fig, or Ficus lyrata, … Read More

Ficus Altissima: All You Need To Know About The Ficus Gem Plant

Ficus Altissima is the next plant to grow if you’re tired of growing rubber plants (Ficus elastica), and you want a new challenge. This plant has similar leaves to the rubber plant, with large oval foliage in deep green, edged in a sunny yellow. Interested in growing Ficus altissima? Here’s what you need to know. Ficus Altissima At A Glance … Read More

Common Fiddle Leaf Fig Problems And How To Fix Them

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a glorious houseplant that acts as a focal point in any home, with its huge bright green leaves and strong stem, but like all gorgeous, tropical leaf houseplants, it is not without its problems. Some houseplant owners have no luck at all with this plant, when they can grow any other tropical houseplant (even ones … Read More

Ficus Burgundy: All You Need To Know About The Burgundy Rubber Tree

Ficus Elastica ‘Burgundy’ is a striking houseplant that will make an interesting focal point in any room. As long as you give it plenty of warmth, light, and water, it is a perennial plant with deep green leaves, featuring hints of red and maroon, finished with a glossy sheen. While this plant can reach 100 feet high in its native … Read More

Big Leaf Plants: 10 Best Indoor Plants With Large Leaves

If you have a lot of space and plenty of light, and you’re not sure what to do with it, plants are always the answer. Maybe you’re looking for a focal point to draw the eye and let it rest away from everything else, allowing you to relax and reconnect. Or maybe you want to turn your home into a … Read More

Rubber Plant Varieties: 11 Ficus Elastica Types

Rubber Plants, also known botanically as Ficus elastica, are stunning plants that can make a fabulous focal point in any room. It helps that they are easy-going plants that aren’t difficult to care for, and they are readily available.  Within a couple of years, expect your plant to become several feet tall, and resemble more of a tree than a … Read More

How To Make A Rubber Plant Bushy: 3 Tips To Prune For Success

Ficus elastica or the rubber plant is one of the classic houseplants that looks good in any home, and it’s easy to care for to boot.  But if you don’t get the growing conditions right, a rubber plant will soon drop some of its leaves, leaving it looking bare and a shadow of its former self. Or maybe you’ve got … Read More