AURIFIL - Thread Color Builder 2022: November - Hevea Brasiliensis, Rubber Tree
AURIFIL - Thread Color Builder 2022: November - Hevea Brasiliensis, Rubber Tree includes three shades of 50wt thread in 2000, 4666, & 4667, two variegated shades and one solid to help represent this tropical tree
Scientific Name: Hevea brasiliensis
Common Name: Rubber Tree
— The Rubber Tree produces latex which is the primary source for natural rubber.
— Tapping the tree for the latex does not harm the tree but can cause it to grow at a slower rate.
— The Rubber Tree can reach heights of up to 140 feet.
— It was brought to Southeast Asia in the late 1800s.