This Tineke tree is a variegated version of the well-loved rubber tree! The ends of the leaves have a rare pattern with pink and cream coloring. The sap from this ficus is still used to this day to manufacture rubber, hence the name. While the foliage is unique and very rewarding, a ficus such as this one can be difficult to grow, especially for beginners. Not to worry, our care guide will help you accurately evaluate its needs.
LIGHT: Bright indirect.
WATER: Regularly when top few inches of soil are dry.
TEMPERATURE: Prefer heat, tolerate temperatures 55-80°F.
HUMIDITY: Flexible, but prefers humidity.
SAFETY: Pet safe, nontoxic.
FERTILIZER: Every two weeks during spring and summer and during active growth.