Ficus Black Prince Rubber Plant


Enhance the beauty of the home with unique black leaves. These are attractive and attention-grabbing plants. These plants are best for gifting as they are low on maintenance and look excellent on table tops or corner tables. These are known to fill the space with positivity and an appealing aura.

details & care
  • Water:              Moderate
  • Light:                Moderate
  • Growth Rate:      Medium
  • Air Purifying:      Yes
  • Pet Friendly:       No
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Ficus Black Prince Rubber Plant, and Care Guide

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Gift & Other Questions
  • Can I include a message note?

Yes, you can mention the message on checkout page in the “notes” section, and we will include your message in the box on a message card.

  • Can you show the picture of the plant that I’ll get?

Yes, of course. Here is the process for that. While placing the order, you can mention in the notes that you would like to see the plant before shipping. Our team will send you the picture on WhatsApp. Upon confirmation, the plant will be shipped. Note: that this process two more days than normal to ship.

Ficus Black Rubber Plant

From a distance, the dark green leaves of this plant appear practically black, as the name suggests. Black ficus elastica is a great choice for indoor growers looking for a tree-like plant with lovely foliage. The black rubber plant is a tiny tree with broad, shiny, and appealing leaves that you can keep in the home and office spaces.

The black ficus elastica plant features dark green glossy leaves with a burgundy tone on the stems and undersides. Ficus elastica black prince is one of the most effective air purifiers. These black beauties effectively eliminate pollutants from the air and can withstand low light and infrequent watering.

Black rubber purifies the air within the house and regulates the humidity level in air-conditioned rooms. It is one of the low-maintenance plants that won’t put you in much trouble. These belong to the Ficus genus and are a popular decorative plant. 

Caring Tips

  • It’s crucial to maintain the soil moist but not soggy. To keep the leaves moist and help your plant receive more sunshine, wipe them down with a damp towel.
  • A healthy temperature balance is ideal for this plant’s growth. Do not disturb the plant very often.
  • Do not expose the rubber plant to frost or colder temperatures.
  • Keep your plants away from strong winds or AC vents.
  • Do not keep your plant in full sunlight as it might burn the leaves.
  • You can prune the unhealthy and damaged for better growth and development.
  • You can repot the plant after it outgrows the existing container.

Growing Instructions for Ficus Elastica Black Prince

  • Rubber plants prefer light that is bright but not too hot. 
  • During their growing season, these ficus elastica black prince plants require extra water. 
  • Water the plant when the topsoil is slightly dry.
  • Give them fertilizer in their growing season.
  • Temperatures of 60°F to 75°F are ideal for rubber plants. They can withstand temperatures as low as 50°F in the winter.

Additional information

Plant Name

Black Rubber Tree

Common Name

Rubber Plant Black Prince, Indian Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica decora Rubra, Ficus elastica black prince

Plant Placement


Plant Size

5-8" inches


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