Ficus elastica 'Melany'

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Pot diameter: pot 14 cm

pot 14 cm
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Ficus elastica 'Melany' is a variety of Ficus elastica, also known as rubber tree. It is an apartment plant originating in South-East Asia, appreciated for its large, glossy and dark green leaves with a burgundy shade.


  • Light: Ficus elastica 'Melany' prefers strong indirect light. It can also tolerate weak indirect light, but in this case the leaves will be smaller and less colorful.
  • Temperature: The plant prefers temperatures of 18-24°C. It is important to avoid drafts and large temperature variations.
  • Watering: Ficus elastica 'Melany' should be watered moderately, so that the soil is almost dry between waterings. It is important not to let the water stagnate in the saucer of the pot, because this can lead to rotting of the roots.
  • Soil: The plant prefers a fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Fertilizer: Fertilize once a month during the growing season, with a fertilizer for green plants.
  • Pruning: Pruning is not necessary, but it can be done to maintain the shape of the plant or to stimulate the growth of new shoots.

Height with pots included: 35-40 cm
Pot diameter 14 cm