A spectacular indoor pot plant or outdoor canopy tree. Thick glossy leathery leaves which range from burgundy red to almost black. Cutting the tops off will cause side branching which easily enables a staggered bushy look when grown as an indoor specimen.
Synonyms (AKA): Rubber Plant
Typical height: 2m (in pot), 20m+ (in ground)Climate: Quite cold tolerant. Grows well in most parts of Australia.Light conditions: Part shade / shade if grown in pots.Growth habit: Wide spreading canopyGrowing conditions: Moist well drained soil.