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Ficus "Ruby" Elastica Variegated Rubber Plant

The Ficus "Ruby" Elastica Variegated Rubber Plant is a variegated variation of the classic Rubber Tree. The larger oval leaves range from pink to white, ruby red, and green. The plant is native to India and Malaysia and is commonly grown for its ornamental quality. With its striking colors, the "Ruby" makes an attractive choice for any room or garden.

  • Moderate
  • Bright, Indirect
Winter Shipping Insurance (Optional)


Who needs it?  If you live in an area that experiences winter temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit you will want to purchase winter shipping insurance.  For only $10.00, your plant will be shipped with a heat pack and bubble wrap for insulation to ensure it arrives to you free of any damage from the cold or we will refund your money back! 

You will receive a notification of shipping and will need to ensure that the plant is welcomed into your home the date of arrival.  If you will be traveling, please contact us to reschedule the shipment date at least 24 hours prior to shipping.  You do not want to leave your lovely new friend out in the cold. The heat pack that is provided with the insurance is good for 72 hours from the time shipped so we are confident that your plant will arrive safe and warm.

If you are purchasing multiple plants, you may need to purchase insurance for each plant if the plants are being shipped separately.  Feel free to reach out to us at and we will confirm the amount required for your order.

Refund Policy for all Plants

If your plant arrives damaged, simply take a photo and send it to within 3 days after the delivery date.

We will make a determination and will refund the amount purchased if you have a valid concern.  We will notify you via email, within 48 hours after we have received your email with the photos supporting your claim and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, your refund will be applied to your original payment method. The refund will ALWAYS be back to the card used for the original purchase, no exceptions. 

The refund amount will post in accordance with your cards policy, usually within 3 to 5 business days. 

Damages and Issues
Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and correct as necessary. All claims must be made within 3 days after the delivery date.
We do not do exchanges on plants.
We do not replace plants.  We will issue a refund if appropriate. (see above), and you may place another order if desired. 

We are always happy to hear from you.  Please know that you may contact us for any questions at any time at

Original price $14.99 - Original price $29.99
Original price
$14.99 - $29.99
Current price $29.99


Habitat: Moderate To High Humidity / Above 55°F

This is a plant requires a moderate amount of humidity and the temperature has to remain above 55 degrees. Medium, indirect sunlight will keep the leaves bright and colorful.

Maximum Size: 6'

This plant's size depends of the size of the container. A typical height is between 4' and 6', but it can reach 15' if it is given enough space.

Space / Planter Size: Medium / Large

The plant requires enough space to reach least 5'-6' tall. The planter should be no more than 1/3 larger than the root ball.


Ficus "Ruby" Elastica Variegated Rubber Plant is native to Southeast Asia. It is part of the fig family. Outdoor is can reach 90' or more. Ficus sap is still use in the production of rubber.

Plant Care

The Ficus "Ruby" Elastica Variegated Rubber Plant likes bright, indirect light. Water when the first 1" to 2" of soil is dry. This plant is known for losing leaves when stressed. Avoid moving it once positioned.

Water: Moderate

The best time to water this plant is when the top 1-2 inches of soil is dry. You will need to water once a week on average and potentially more often in warmer weather. Water only after the soil is dry.

Sun: Bright, Indirect

This plant likes bright, indirect sunlight. Too little light will cause its leaf color to fade. Direct sunlight can burn the leaves.

Care Level: Moderate / High

This plant can be a little tricky to care for because it requires just the right amount of sunlight and water to thrive. With the correct routine and placement this beautiful ornamental will grow trouble free.