Ficus elastica 'Decora Sophie'
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Botanical name: Ficus elastica 'Decora Sophie'
Common name: Sophie’ or Sophia
‘Sophie’ or ‘Sophia’ as it it sometimes called, is the olive green form which has bronze underside to the foliage.
Light: very adaptable and will cope with direct sun and shade.
Watering: let it dry out slightly between watering, and decrease frequency over winter.
Feeding: liquid fertilise every month during their growing season.
Tip: you can take aerial cuttings of any leggy branches easily by nicking the stem and placing a bundle of moist pot of peat moss around this incision held in by cling film. Once it has taken root, remove from the main plant and re pot.
Rubber trees grow into large canopy trees and should not be planted in the ground.
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