Cleaning

How to Shower Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-06-26T02:27:48-07:00March 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 [...]

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

By |2020-06-26T02:35:45-07:00December 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 there [...]

Hard Water Spots on Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves: 3 Simple Steps for Removing White Residue

By |2020-06-26T21:31:17-07:00April 10th, 2019|Cleaning, Plant Care, Problems|

Are there hard water spots on fiddle leaf fig leaves in your home? The fiddle leaf fig tree is known primarily for its big, beautiful leaves. So when those leaves are dull, dusty, or covered in chalky white residue, the plant really loses a lot of its personality.  One of [...]

Should You Put Coconut Oil on Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves? Pros and Cons of DIY Leaf Shine

By |2020-06-26T05:20:28-07:00September 28th, 2018|Cleaning, Plant Care|

Every fiddle leaf fig plant owner intuitively knows this is a long-term relationship. No one buys a young ficus lyrata expecting to turn it into a stately tree by week’s end. In fact, the more emotionally attached caregivers get to their new plant, the more information they consume, and the [...]

Just Released: The Fiddle Leaf Fig Expert is Available Now! (Buy Now)

By |2020-06-26T05:07:27-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Bonding, Cleaning, Containers, Drainage, Fertilizer, History, Plant Care, Problems, Propagation, Pruning and Shaping, Soil, Watering, Where to Buy|

We are thrilled to announce that our book, The Fiddle Leaf Fig Expert, is finally available on Amazon now in full-color paperback or on Kindle! The Fiddle Leaf Fig Expert is an easy-to-understand guide for growing healthy and happy ficus lyrata plants. The book includes actionable information to improve the [...]

Three Ways to Clean Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

By |2020-06-26T04:02:23-07:00February 6th, 2018|Cleaning, Plant Care, Problems|

If you've had your plant for less than a year, you may not have needed to clean your fiddle leaf fig yet. But after a year, your fiddle leaf fig is likely suffocating with dirt and dust. To keep it alive and well, you'll need to clean the leaves to [...]