Ficus Lyrata Bambino "Rubber Tree"
Ficus lyrata bambino is a small and compact version of the popular Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata) plant. It is a tropical evergreen tree that is native to western Africa. The Bambino variety is named for its smaller size, making it ideal for smaller spaces and tabletops. Its leaves are large, broad, and violin-shaped, with prominent veins and a glossy, dark green surface. The leaves can grow up to 8 inches long and 4 inches wide, and the plant can reach a height of up to 3 feet in ideal conditions. Ficus lyrata bambino prefers bright, indirect light and moderate watering, allowing the soil to dry out partially between waterings. It is a relatively easy plant to care for, making it a popular choice for indoor gardeners. Its compact size and attractive leaves make it an excellent choice for tabletops, shelves, and small indoor spaces.