Fiddle Leaf Fig Moisture Meter: Water Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Correctly

By |2020-04-04T16:00:10-07:00April 4th, 2020|Plant Care, Watering|

Fiddle Leaf Fig Moisture Meter   Learning to accurately water your fiddle leaf fig plant can be challenging! Moisture meters are used to tell you how wet your plant's roots are by placing it in the soil. Using moisture meters can help you avoid root rot or having a [...]

How to Care For Your Ficus Bonsai

By |2020-04-02T09:23:09-07:00March 25th, 2020|Partnerships, Plant Care|

Even for the most seasoned houseplant enthusiasts, the world of bonsai trees is usually something pretty foreign. It’s like a side branch of the hobby filled with skilled artists who all seem to have been growing their bonsais for ages, their knowledge intimidating to novices. If you’d like to [...]

How (and Why) to Acclimate Your Fiddle Leaf Fig to Full Sun

By |2020-04-02T09:38:22-07:00March 24th, 2020|Light|

One of the fiddle leaf fig’s favorite things is light.  These tropical plants LOVE light and can develop all kinds of health problems when they don’t get enough. Without sufficient light, fiddles can also get leggy, leaning, and lanky instead of full and strong.  But you might be confused [...]

How to Shower Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-04-05T15:01:04-07:00March 18th, 2020|Cleaning, Plant Care, Watering|

If you’ve spent any time around fiddle leaf fig owners, you’ve probably heard about giving fiddles a shower.  As weird as this might sound, it’s actually a common practice and can be really beneficial for your fiddle!  Should you be showering your fiddle as well? Let’s talk about the [...]

Fiddle Leaf Figs for a Cause: Vilma’s Story

By |2020-04-06T06:43:47-07:00March 4th, 2020|Partnerships|

Here at The Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Resource, we receive tons of correspondence each and every day. We recently had a fiddle leaf fig lover, Vilma, reach out to us and we decided to take action. She has been growing fiddle leaf figs for decades. She has one large plant [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Before and After Photos: The Best Fertilizer for Fiddle Leaf Figs

By |2020-01-21T11:57:26-08:00January 21st, 2020|Fertilizer|

Around here, we’re big fans of our Fiddle Leaf Fig Food. I developed this special fertilizer for fiddle leaf figs after years of owning these gorgeous plants because other fertilizers just weren’t cutting it. I also couldn’t remember the schedule on which I was supposed to be fertilizing!  Tons [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for Shiny Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

By |2020-04-02T10:24:13-07:00December 23rd, 2019|Cleaning, Plant Care|

Fiddle leaf figs are beautiful plants and we all want those shiny fiddle leaf fig leaves! But sometimes our fiddles need a little help to shine!  Our plant’s leaves might get dusty or just grow out dull instead of gleaming and beautiful. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of advice out [...]

Fiddle Rehab: How to Treat Major Fiddle Leaf Fig Problems

By |2020-03-29T12:41:09-07:00December 19th, 2019|Insects, Plant Care, Problems, Root Rot|

We fiddle leaf fig owners try to do right by our fiddles, but sometimes we don’t get it quite right. Or something happens beyond our control that throws our poor trees into crisis mode!  What should you do when this happens? How do you help your tree bounce back [...]

How to Buy a Plant Online and What to Do When It Arrives

By |2019-12-19T10:30:23-08:00December 19th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Where to Buy|

How to Buy a Plant Online and What to Do When It Arrives Buying a plant online does not have to be scary! Click to watch the video and read below for the top 10 tips on how to buy a plant online and what to do when it [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care: The 10 Commandments

By |2020-02-15T13:39:29-08:00December 9th, 2019|Fertilizer, Light, Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

Caring for your fiddle leaf fig can be complex and overwhelming, especially if you are a first-time plant owner. Good fiddle leaf fig care makes your plant stronger and more resistant to disease. But poor care creates a downward spiral of sickness and problems. Luckily, there are 10 critical components [...]

The 2019 Gift Guide for Fiddle Leaf Fig Lovers

By |2019-12-25T02:00:41-08:00December 4th, 2019|Plant Care|

It’s that time of year when a lot of us are shopping for holiday gifts and wondering what on earth we should get for certain family members.  So what’s on your favorite fiddle leaf fig lover’s wish list this holiday season?  If you’re not quite sure, don’t worry! We’ve [...]

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats on Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

By |2020-03-30T19:11:54-07:00November 18th, 2019|Insects, Plant Care, Problems|

Keeping pests away from your fiddle leaf fig might feel like an endless battle.  All houseplants are potential breeding grounds for insects, and fiddles are susceptible to pests like spider mites, mealybugs, and scale.  Another insect you might notice bugging your fiddle leaf fig is the fungus gnat.  These [...]

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 [...]