Rubber Plants, officially called Ficus Elastica, are my new obsession. These beautiful plants make stunning features in any space whether it be a small desk plant or a large thriving tree to fill a void.
How to Grow a Rubber Tree. The rubber tree or plant (Ficus elastica decora) is a favorite houseplant. Rubber plants have large, thick, glossy green leaves. New leaves have a rosy colored sheath. Rubber trees will grow well in most homes.