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#81952 July 7th, 2005 at 06:39 AM
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Hello everyone,

I just bought this plant:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/32234030@N00/24137696/

All I know is that it is tropical. I think. It would be amazing if anyone could ID it so I can figure out how to best take care of it.

I appreciate your help!

Simon

#81953 July 7th, 2005 at 06:54 AM
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Hi Simon! Welcome to the forum wink

I do believe this is a rubber plant. Here's a link with some tips for caring for one. Good luck with it!

#81954 July 7th, 2005 at 07:19 AM
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Here's a couple more info sheets
for Bill's main pages' of The Garden Helper....

Care and Cultivation of Rubber plants/Ficus elastica

Pruning an Overgrown Rubber plant/Ficus elastica

Staking Top Heavy House Plants

And if you do a FORUM SEARCH and type in
RUBBER tree you'll end up with a bunch of posts/threads on there too!!!!

#81955 July 7th, 2005 at 08:22 AM
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Wow! Thanks for the quick responses. The info you guys have provided is fantastic. I'm looking forward to participating in this community... surely I'll have more questions soon.

Thanks again!

Simon

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Somebodies always sittin' on their ole puter
around here, at pretty much any given time of the day and night around here..
We just can't stay away from the place... wink


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