Ficus Tineke

$70
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The Ficus elastica Tineke’ – or variegated rubber tree – is a popular variety of ficus known for its beautiful pink, green, and yellow leaves. The Tineke’s striking variegation and easy-going nature make it the perfect new plant to add to your sill this year.

  • Each plant is unique; size and shape fluctuate by season so all measurements are shown as a range
  • Plant measures between 9–14" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
  • Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your planter choice 

Plant Care

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Bright direct to indirect light

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Water every 1–2 weeks

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Plant Bio

A popular variety of ficus, the Ficus elastica 'Tineke' is arguably easier to care for than its infamous relative the Fiddle Leaf Fig, and has beautiful pink, green, and white variegation on its thick, shiny leaves. Native to southeast Asia, it does best in bright light with weekly waterings when the potting mix is bone dry. In its home habitat, Ficus elastica are sometimes used to make living bridges! This is because they are elastic and can produce pliable aerial roots. But make sure to wear gloves while pruning, because their interior milky latex sap can be irritating to your skin.
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