I planted this plant 4 years ago and it didnt even bloom. I'm not sure what it is.

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    If you scratch a leave or the bark does white sap come out? Looks like ficus nitida
    – kevinskio
    Apr 15, 2016 at 11:29
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    Rare to have indoor plants flower unless some serious lighting, ventilation and proper fertilization (with lower Nitrogen in proportion with Phosphorus and Potassium higher percentages, too much nitrogen, no flowers. These leaves are quite thick, yes?
    – stormy
    Apr 15, 2016 at 20:50
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    I want to wager that this is Ficus benjamina, colloquially Weeping Fig. I saw the comment about Camellia, but I wonder if that would even survive indoors. Can you give us a shot of the stem. Ficus stems twist mostly. That could be a telling sign. Apr 16, 2016 at 0:49
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    @Ljk2000 - if your 'lavender' plant looks like this, it's not a lavender...
    – Bamboo
    Apr 16, 2016 at 12:26
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    Thank you guys if i scratch a leave or the bark does white sap comes out so it it ficus nitida
    – Boldbayar
    Apr 19, 2016 at 5:24

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Not sure, but I agree it looks very like a Camelia, but the Ficus option is almost as good.

The tipping point for me is that Ficus has a smooth stem with joints, while I cannot see any joints here.

I will say it looks as if it's not happy and probably needs more light and perhaps better compost. Yellowing leaves suggest, to me, a lack of phosphates.


looks like a rubber plant to me, and i don't believe it blooms.

  • It's not a rubber plant.
    – rivimey
    Jun 4, 2016 at 21:02

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