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Ficus elastica

Classification

Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Ficus
                        Specie: Ficus elastica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100-200 ft (30-60 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Glossy dark green leaves; yellow figs; aerial roots

Uses: Indoor plant Containers Courtyards

Zones: 10?12

Description: In the mid-nineteenth century this tropical Asian fig was renowned as the principal source of rubber or ?caoutchouc?, tapped from trees in Assam and Bangladesh. By the end of the century, though, nearly all the world?s rubber was obtained from the unrelat

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded canopy

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