Rubber Tree Plants

Rubber Plant

patriciastanley11 added on September 14, 2016 | Answered

My rubber plant is growing short thin sticks from the base going upwards. What are they and how do I deal with them?

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Answered on September 14, 2016

These are known as tree suckers. Simply remove them as described in this article:

Pruning your rubber plant will help prevent these suckers from forming. Here's how to do it:

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