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Ficus 'Variegated Triangularis'

Ficus 'Variegated Triangularis'

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The Ficus elastica variegata 'Variegated Triangularis' is a distinctive and visually appealing houseplant, celebrated for its uniquely shaped, triangular leaves with variegated green and white tones. This plant showcases an upright and structured growth habit, with leaves emerging prominently from the central stem. At full maturity, the 'Variegated Triangularis' Ficus attains a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Ficus elastica variegata

Common: Triangularis variegate, Variegated Rubber tree, Triangle Leaf Ficus, Triangle Rubber Tree, Rubber Tree

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-80°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Moraceae family, also known as the mulberry or Fig family, is a large family of deciduous or evergreen plants that includes over 1,000 species.
  • Ficus plants are native to various regions, including Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
  • The term "Rubber Plant" is due to the plant's sap contains a latex-like substance that was once used as a source of natural rubber, although it is not the primary source of commercial rubber today.
  • The latex-like sap serves various functions for the plant, including sealing off wounds to prevent water loss and deterring herbivores.
  • It's worth noting that this sap can be irritating to the skin and eyes and is toxic if ingested, so handle with care.
  • Ficus plants are known for their air-purifying qualities, making them a healthy addition to your home or office.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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