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Rubber Plant Root Rot (Signs, Causes, and Treatment)

When your rubber plant has severe root rot, it’s almost impossible to save it. Owners are terrified by the prospect of losing their rubber plants to this fatal disease. So I did extensive research into the best ways to protect and save them. Rot in rubber plants can be caused by overwatering or fungal infection. …

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Rubber Plant Watering (How Much and How Often to Water)

Although easy to grow, rubber plants can be nit-picky about their watering requirements. They’ll likely shed leaves if you keep the soil mix either too wet or too dry. If you’ve decided to add a Ficus elastica to your houseplant collection, it’s crucial to ensure you’re irrigating it properly. Rubber plants prefer soil to remain …

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Rubber Plant Leaves Drooping (Causes And Solutions)

You are reading this article because have a rubber plant whose leaves are drooping and you want to revive it. Whatever your reason, you have come to the right place. Your rubber plant’s leaves will be drooping because it is not in conditions suitable for it. Rubber plants are at home in tropical forests and …

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Signs of Underwatered Rubber Plant (And How to Revive It)

Like many top-end indoor plants, the rubber plants do a great job at pulling the room together. Especially with the fact it’s a rainforest variant that has eye-catching oval shiny plum leaves along with an overall sleek build. But without enough water, the rubber plant’s style depletes. As it’s drying leaves, and a wobbly trunk …

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Brown Spots on Rubber Plant (Causes and Treatment)

The rubber plant (Ficus elastica) has been a favorite classic garden plant and houseplant way back from the Victorian era. Nothing disrupts the lush, vibrant, glossy green look of your rubber plant, quite like the presence of unsightly brown spots.  No matter how you rationalize it, ‘brown’ is not the ‘new green.’ Thankfully, I am …

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Ficus Elastica Tineke Care Guide

If you’re after a houseplant that you can use as an accent or make a bold statement, you can’t go wrong with Ficus elastica ‘Tineke’. It’s tough, versatile, and easy to maintain. However, you must care for it properly to enjoy its ornamental qualities to the fullest. Grow your ficus elastica tineke in well-drained soil, …

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Rubber Plant Leaves Turning Brown (Causes and Treatment)

Are your rubber plant leaves turning brown and falling off? Are your rubber plant leaves turning brown on the edges? It has never happened before and you are not sure what’s causing it! If you want to learn then read on!  Rubber Plant Leaves are turning brown because of diseases, sunburn, lack of light, temperature …

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Why Does My Rubber Plant Have White Spots? (And How to Fix It)

With their tall stems and large, deep green leaves, rubber plants can be a striking addition to any home. Rubber plants are generally easy to grow, but just like other plants, they are not invincible! One of the most common issues in rubber plants is the appearance of white spots on their leaves. It is …

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Why Is My Rubber Plant Dying? (Causes And Solutions)

Due to its leathery leaves and air cleaning properties, rubber plants are famous to be seen as houseplants. However, they are also known for being sensitive to their environment that usually leads to death. Though this can usually happen, you don’t need to be troubled since there are few ways on how you can check …

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