Photos are for reference only. You will be shipped a plant of the same quality. Ceramic pot not included.
Plants are shipped Mondays and Wednesdays to minimize transit delays that can occur closer to the weekend. Orders placed Thursday through Sunday will ship Monday. Orders placed Monday or Tuesday will ship Wednesday.
Care Tips for Ficus Elastica Shivereana
Fertilizer: 20-10-20 or 20-20-20 applied twice a week at 150 ppm- 175 ppm. Higher fertilizer levels may attract pests.
Light: 1300-2500 foot candles. Plant can take higher light levels as it ages.
Soil: Choose a peat-based media with good drainage for quick root development.
Water: The soil should be allowed to dry slightly between watering. On a scale of 1-5 moisture levels should remain as close to a 3 as possible.
Temperature: This product grows best in temperatures from 70°-85° Fahrenheit range. During the cooler months when the temperatures falls below 65 ° the plants will grow more slowly, and fertilization rates need to be reduced.
Disease & Pests: Aphids are a common pest on new growth. Overwatering can lead to fungus gnats and botrytis issues.