Ficus Ruby


Add life to your living room (or more life, if you already have a plant collection!) with the distinctive beauty of Ruby Rubber Tree. This easy-care houseplant is a showstopper with its thick, leathery leaves flushed and edged in shades of red and pink. Ruby’s unique variegation has made it a huge hit among plant enthusiasts and interior designers alike! Experience the joy of having a low-maintenance houseplant delivered straight to your door, fresh from our farm. The price includes shipping, handling, and even a heat pack if necessary.

  • Easier to grow than Fiddleleaf Fig and more upscale than Burgundy Rubber Tree
  • Perfect for both newbie gardeners and experienced plant enthusiasts, this plant is a breeze to care for
  • Can grow into a 6-foot-tall (or larger) tree with good care over time

Light Level: Direct Sunlight

This plant loves direct sunlight. Place it by a window or on a porch that gets direct, natural light for at least a portion of the day.

Water Level: Thirsty

This plant can only go 1-2 weeks without water so check on it weekly and add water every time the top two inches of soil dry out.

Quick Tips

The more light it gets indoors, the happier it will be. It tolerates low light but looks best (and has the most pronounced variegation) in a bright spot.

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Grow your indoor oasis with confidence! Costa Farms plants come with 3 months of free AI plant care. You'll receive ongoing Ficus Ruby | medium care, plant health tips, and help from a community of other customers that will ensure your new plant thrives in ¡ts new home.

You'll also have access to our team of experts for ongoing plant care support. Even beginners can master plant parenthood with Costa Farms.

Size Guide
Ficus Ruby | medium

Plant Bio

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Did you know there are several amazing varieties of variegated Rubber Tree available? One classic option is Ruby, which has been around for decades but has recently skyrocketed in popularity. The reason? Its large (they can get more than 12 inches long), thick leaves with beautiful pink and red variegation. In frost-free areas, this tree can grow up to a towering 40 feet tall. But don't worry if you're an indoor plant parent. With lower-light conditions and containers that restrict root development, you can easily control its growth and keep it the perfect size for its room.

Ruby Rubber Tree grows best in medium to bright light (within 3 to 4 feet of a large, unobstructed east- or west-facing window is often ideal). It can be supplemented – or grow entirely – under artificial lights, as well. Water as the top half or so of the potting mix dries to the touch. Give it average household temperatures and average to above-average relative humidity levels.

Note: This plant may have some natural degree of toxicity and may cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Additionally, exposure to the sap of this plant may cause discomfort to individuals with a sensitivity to it upon contact. Grown for ornamental purposes and not intended for human or animal consumption.

Ficus Ruby | medium

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