5 Seasonal Changes That Can Hurt Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2019-11-05T12:10:00-08:00November 5th, 2019|Light, Plant Care|

This time of year, the seasons are changing in most places. If you’re in the northern hemisphere, you’re well into autumn. If you’re in the southern hemisphere, you’re enjoying spring and heading into summer!  The changing of the seasons is an exciting time, but it can also introduce environmental [...]

Factors to Consider When Watering Your Fiddle Leaf Fig & How to Prevent Overwatering

By |2019-10-25T15:58:30-08:00October 25th, 2019|Plant Care, Watering|

One of the most common questions we hear about fiddle leaf figs is “How much do I water it?”  We’ve written about this before, but we wanted to expand on the topic because one of the fastest ways to kill a fiddle leaf fig is to water it incorrectly.  [...]

Signs Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Needs More Humidity

By |2019-10-16T10:58:07-08:00October 16th, 2019|Plant Care, Watering|

Fiddle leaf figs are tropical plants, which means they love humidity more than anything!  However, in a world of air conditioning and indoor heating (not to mention the fact that a lot of us live in dry climates) giving our plants enough humidity can be a challenge!  It can [...]

Dried Out Fiddle Leaf Fig – What To Do Next?

By |2019-10-10T04:19:41-08:00October 9th, 2019|Plant Care, Watering|

Maybe you got busy. It happens. Maybe you went on vacation and forgot to get a plant sitter, or maybe you have no idea what happened.  Whatever the cause, you have a dried-out fiddle on your hands. Now what? How can you save your tree? CAN your tree be [...]

Gorgeous, Dahling! 7 Tips on How to Stage and Pose Your Fiddle Leaf Fig for Insta-Worthy Photos

By |2019-10-10T04:28:13-08:00October 7th, 2019|Plant Care|

Have you ever looked at your favorite instagrammer and wondered how they capture such perfect shots of their house plants for us? It can be discouraging to look back at your own drab surroundings and lose heart. Especially if you have a fiddle leaf fig, the most photogenic plant [...]

What Does Normal Leaf Drop for a Fiddle Leaf Fig Look Like?

By |2019-10-10T04:34:48-08:00September 29th, 2019|Leaf Drop, Plant Care|

For many fiddle leaf fig owners, nothing is as terrifying as noticing that your beloved fiddle has dropped a leaf or, *gasp*, several leaves!  Before you panic and start watering, repotting, buying grow lights, putting your plant outside, or checking for insects, take a breath. Don’t panic. The good [...]

How to Get Rid of Spider Mites on Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2019-10-10T04:33:31-08:00September 22nd, 2019|Insects, Plant Care|

Every fiddle leaf fig owner fears spider mites.  These tiny insects can wreak havoc on your poor fiddle! With spider mites, you want to catch them early before the infestation spreads and takes a serious toll on your plant.  Spider mites aren’t actually spiders, but they are a type [...]

How to Treat Scale on Fiddle Leaf Figs

By |2019-10-10T04:36:08-08:00September 18th, 2019|Insects, Plant Care|

How to Treat Scale on Fiddle Leaf Figs Most fiddle leaf fig owners are well aware of the more pervasive pests that can plague our precious fiddles, but there’s another insect that many plant parents overlook: scale. This isn’t a super common pest for fiddle leaf figs (not as [...]

What to Do if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Have Holes

By |2019-10-10T04:36:51-08:00September 8th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems|

When it comes to fiddle leaf figs, the first signs of problems will almost always show up in the leaves.  If your fiddle is unhappy, you might notice drooping leaves, brown spots, yellowing, strange speckles, or a whole host of other issues. But what if your leaves have holes?  Lots [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaf Spots: Leaf Troubleshooting for Fiddle Leaf Figs

By |2019-10-10T04:38:48-08:00August 26th, 2019|Brown Spots, Plant Care|

When your fiddle isn’t happy, the first place you’ll notice issues is in the leaves.  Yellowing, drooping, puckering, brown spots, they all mean different things. Some of these are good signs and some are signs that something is really wrong.  But how do you know what your fiddle is [...]

Why Misting Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Might Be a Bad Idea (and when it’s okay to mist)

By |2019-09-08T12:14:11-08:00August 19th, 2019|Plant Care, Watering|

If you’ve been misting your fiddle leaf fig, listen up!  Misting is popular with fiddle leaf fig owners as a way to replicate humidity. After all, fiddles are rainforest plants and they LOVE humidity.  But is misting the best way to go about it? There’s lots of debate about [...]

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