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Fiddle Leaf Fig Troubleshooting: Small Brown Spots on Mature Leaves

Fiddle Leaf Fig Troubleshooting: Small Brown Spots on Mature Leaves

When a fiddle leaf fig isn’t happy, the first place you’ll notice problems is the leaves! Those big beautiful leaves can give us clues about our fiddle’s well-being, so it’s important to get good at fiddle leaf fig leaf troubleshooting. And today, we’re going to talk about an issue that often mystifies fiddle leaf fig …

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Variegated Rubber Tree

A Fiddle Leaf Fig Lover’s Guide to the Variegated Rubber Tree

Around here, we’re huge fans of the variegated fiddle leaf fig, or ficus lyrata variegata. However, these trees are extremely rare, expensive, and difficult to care for. If you love the look of the variegated fiddle but have been unable to get your hands on one (or just aren’t confident that you can care for …

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We love to hear about your fiddle leaf fig success stories. Learn more about Angela's fiddle leaf fig success!

Another Fiddle Leaf Fig Victory: Fiddle Leaf Fig Troubleshooting

Nothing makes us happier than a fiddle leaf fig success story! This amazing story comes from Angela, a member of the Fiddle Leaf Fig Facebook group and houseplant parent to three fiddle leaf figs! We’ve had Angela on the blog before, and she’s been generous enough to share her journey, successes, mishaps, and lessons to help other fiddle …

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What is wrong with my FLF Red Spots

Little Red or Brown Spots Plaguing New Growth on Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree? Here’s Why (and What to Do)

The number-one indication of a healthy fiddle leaf fig is new growth. So when fresh young leaves appear from the top of your plant, you may feel ecstatic. But wait–what are those tiny red spots on the new growth of your fiddle leaf fig? Yes, this is my own plant! See? Even experts can be …

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If your fiddle leaf fig is dropping leaves, act now to address the problem and save your plant. First, find out why your plant is dropping leaves. Then, act quickly to give your fiddle leaf fig the best chance of survival.

What to Do if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Is Dropping Leaves

One of the first and most common signs of trouble in a fiddle leaf fig tree is dropping leaves. Ficus plants, in general, are prone to leaf loss when they’re stressed, but for the ficus lyrata (fiddle leaf fig), dropping leaves means the plant needs help quickly. Because fiddle leaf fig leaves are so large, …

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Here’s the easiest way to repot a fiddle leaf fig tree and add a decorative container. Be sure to choose the best drainage and potting soil for your plant.

How to Repot a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree (And Add a Decorative Container!)

If you are getting ready to repot a fiddle leaf fig tree, you may feel overwhelmed by the size of the root ball or the perceived delicate nature of the plant. A lot of people out there may tell you that repotting a fiddle leaf fig is complex or difficult, but it’s actually easy to …

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Fiddle leaf fig brown spots. The condition can be frustrating because it takes a bit of experience to determine what is causing the brown spots on your fiddle leaf fig.

The Ultimate Photo Identification Guide to Fiddle Leaf Fig Brown Spots

One of the most common concerns that fiddle leaf fig owners face is brown spots on the beautiful leaves of their plant. The condition can be frustrating and confusing because it takes a bit of experience to determine what is causing the brown spots on your fiddle leaf fig. It’s important to diagnose the problem …

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