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Burgundy rubber plant problem

Burgundy rubber plant problem
Posted by nkj from MI on 2006-08-29 01:11:00

I bought a medium-sized rubber plant (about 24 inches) about two months ago. All was fine, but now all the leaves on one side are falling off. It is in a bedroom that faces north and gets low to moderate filtered light. It was near a floor register but has been moved. I water when the top inch or so of soil is dry. Any suggestions on how to prevent further leaf droppage?
  • burgundy rubber plant
    Posted by joclyn from pa 6b on 2007-04-27 02:10:00

    yes, the floor register probably dried it out.

    this plant needs full sun to keep the beautiful burgundy tinge to the stalks and leaves.
  • Burgundy rubber plant problem
    Posted by Donna from Virginia/Zone 7 on 2006-09-17 03:41:00

    Probably caused by being near the floor register. See below websites:

    http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/HGIC1510.htm

    http://www.thegardenhelper.com/rubberplant.htm
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