Supports nnest % Succes repro % Cypress Cupressus spp 58 79.45 46.83 Old Rubber Ficus elastica
10 13.69 51.66 Date palm Phoenix dactylifera 03 04.10 33.33 Wild olive Olea europea 02 02.73 00.00
Rubber plant (ficus elastica
) -had vibrant coloured leaves.
argentatum, from the Asteridae, because it was known to provide one of the simplest rubber-producing systems known; and Ficus elastica
Roxb., from the Dilleniidae, because it was readily available, easy to grow and produces a lower molecular weight, poorer quality polymer.
The rubber plant (Ficus elastica
) can easily be safely cut back to reduce the height or simply to encourage a more bushy shape.
For her study, Elam-Wenzel applied seven products to leaves of a rubber plant (Ficus elastica
), then judged them for appearance and shine.
A beautiful evergreen background is simply created with tropical figs like the rubber plant (Ficus elastica
) and the weeping fig (F.
Although nearly everyone knows of the old-fashioned rubber plant (Ficus elastica
), it's rarely seen today in garden shops.
Two of the most popular are the weeping fig, Ficus benjamina, and the rubber plant Ficus elastica
Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina) and the Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica
) - the most commonly grown figs indoors, handsome evergreen foliage and can grow to over 2m.