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My poor rubber plant!


By Mrst

United Kingdom Gb

My late mum bought me a rubber plant about 12 years ago and it was just 2 leaves big. It survived various house moves, mainly residing in bathrooms and always sported big glossy dark leaves.
However, since living in my current house for the past 5 years it seems to have suffered a decline. The leaves are small, pale and curled under, the long stems are quite sparse of leaves and new shoots rapidly go the same way.
It is in my lounge now after having tried a spell on the stairs. Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of room for manoeuvre being a small house and a very large pot.
Any ideas please?



We had one for several years that got very big. We took a cutting and it is now about 5 feet tall and healthy.

30 Dec, 2008

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