Insects

Fiddle Rehab: How to Treat Major Fiddle Leaf Fig Problems

By |2020-06-26T02:36:54-07:00December 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 Get Rid of Fungus Gnats on Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

By |2020-06-26T02:45:01-07:00November 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. And gnats on [...]

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

By |2020-06-26T04:58:30-07:00September 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 |2020-06-26T04:59:40-07:00September 18th, 2019|Insects, Plant Care|

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. Yes, there can be scale on fiddle leaf figs. This isn’t a super common pest for fiddle leaf figs (not [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Fiddle Leaf Fig Insect Problems (Video)

By |2020-06-26T05:51:59-07:00January 15th, 2019|Insects, Plant Care, Problems, Videos|

Have you seen small holes, dark spots, or other evidence of insects on your fiddle leaf fig? It's important to act quickly during a fiddle leaf fig insect infestation to save your plant and keep the insects from spreading to your other plants. Today, we're excited to share a new [...]