Is this a ficus?

naturluver(8)September 10, 2013

Having a hard time identifying this plant :/

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    Bookmark   September 10, 2013 at 8:02PM
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fignewbies

Definitely not a fig tree!

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 7:01PM
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naturluver(8)

Not a avocado tree. Many people have said it looks like a type of ficus. Just trying to figure out what it is so that I know how to care for it :/

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 3:18PM
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hoosierquilt USDA 10A Sunset 23 Vista CA(10b Sunset 23)

Ficus elastica, or better known as Rubber Tree plant. One of the many ornamental ficus cultivars. Commonly grown as an indoor plant. In my area, in the ground (as many ornamental ficus cultivars can do), it can get HUGE. Doubtful it would survive outdoors in zone 8, they cannot tolerate freezing temps, think they're found in zones 9b and upward.

Patty S.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 6:27PM
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