70 - 80cm Bonsai S Type XXL Rubber Plant in 27cm Pot

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The Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant, also known as Ficus elastica, is a popular indoor bonsai with glossy, dark green leaves and a woody trunk. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light, but it may not grow as quickly or produce as many leaves. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. Do not let the soil completely dry out between watering, but avoid overwatering as it can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant loves high humidity. You can increase humidity by placing a humidifier near the plant or by placing a tray of water near the plant. You can also mist the leaves regularly to help increase humidity.

  4. Temperature: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant prefers warm temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C). Keep the plant away from cold drafts and windows.

  5. Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to control its size and shape or to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will also help promote new growth.

  7. Repotting: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant should be repotted every two to three years. Use a well-draining soil mix and a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.

  8. Wiring: To train your Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant into the desired shape, you can use wiring. Be sure to use soft, flexible wire and wrap it gently around the branches to avoid damaging them.

  9. Pests: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant can be prone to spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  10. Soil: Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil to create a soil mix that is well-draining and nutrient-rich.

Following these care tips will help your Bonsai S Type Rubber Plant thrive and stay healthy. With its unique shape and glossy leaves, it is sure to be a beautiful addition to your indoor garden.

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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