Cleaning

How to Shower Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-03-18T15:07:55-07:00March 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 |2020-03-22T16:20:38-07:00December 23rd, 2019|Cleaning, Plant Care|

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

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

By |2019-12-26T20:23:44-08:00April 10th, 2019|Cleaning, Plant Care, Problems|

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 the most common reasons the ficus lyrata plant loses its shine is [...]

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

By |2019-12-26T20:48:19-08:00September 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 |2020-02-12T21:39:37-08:00August 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 |2020-03-27T07:38:43-07:00February 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 [...]