Looking to add some greenery to your indoor space? Check out the Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine"! This popular plant is the perfect way to bring some natural beauty into your home or office.
The Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine" is a slow-growing, variegated rubber plant that features stunning gray-green leaves with a subtle shine. This trendy houseplant is easy to care for and can thrive in a variety of lighting conditions, making it a great choice for any space.
In addition to being visually appealing, the Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine" is also a great air purifier, helping to improve the air quality in your home. Plus, it's a low-maintenance plant that's perfect for those who are new to gardening or simply don't have a lot of time to care for plants.
The Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine" likes to be kept evenly moist, but not soaking wet. Water your plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering or letting the plant sit in standing water, as this can lead to root rot.
This plant prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. If the plant is not getting enough light, it may become leggy and lose its vibrant color.
The Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine" prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C). Avoid exposing the plant to cold drafts or extreme temperatures.
Use a well-draining soil mix that retains some moisture but also allows excess water to drain away. You can use a mix of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil.
The Ficus elastica shivereana "Moonshine" likes higher humidity levels, so consider placing a humidifier near the plant or misting it regularly.
Fertilize your plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. Avoid fertilizing during the winter months when the plant is not actively growing.