Tineke Rubber Tree
Call me the prettiest plant on the block, or Tineke Rubber Tree works too. These thick and glossy leaves of mine are a variegated to have shades of pink and creamy yellow amongst the green. If you want a plant to stand out, my rich colors will make a dramatic statement in your home. I can also be quite dramatic myself. Find me a nice bright spot in your home but then just leave me there, I don't really like change! My large leaves will soak up carbon dioxide in your home leaving your with clean & purified air.
Difficulty: easy to grow and low maintenance
Light Needed: moderate, bright indirect light
Water: moderate, water when soil is getting dry
This beautiful full plant has large, almond-shaped leaves that range from green to yellow to pink. It is the perfect plant for a bright spot in your home. It is a strong and sturdy plant that can be used as a decorative plant or accent to your space. The large leaves help to remove carbon dioxide in the air and convert it to breathable oxygen.
Size: Medium (6”)
Where I’m From: India and Malaysia
Botanical Name: Ficus elastica “Variegata”
Nicknames: Tineke Rubber Tree, Variegated Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant
Favorite Hangout Spots: any bright spot in your home!