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

By |2020-06-26T02:26:21-07:00March 24th, 2020|Light|

Should You Acclimate Your Fiddle Leaf Fig to Full Sun? 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 [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care: The 10 Commandments

By |2020-06-26T02:39:56-07:00December 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 [...]

5 Seasonal Changes That Can Hurt Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-06-26T02:50:32-07:00November 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 [...]

The 7 Signs Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Needs More Light

By |2020-06-26T05:12:14-07:00June 22nd, 2019|Light, Plant Care|

The 7 Signs Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Needs More Light By far, the very best resource for fiddle leaf fig caregivers is the thriving Facebook group called the Fiddle Leaf Fig Resource Group. It is there that owners of this remarkable plant can post pictures and get instant advice from [...]

6 Ways to Prevent Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants (Video)

By |2020-06-26T05:26:51-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Brown Spots, Drainage, Fertilizer, Leaf Drop, Light, Plant Care, Root Rot, Soil, Videos|

Prevent Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants Did you know that root rot is the most common problem facing fiddle leaf fig plants? Root rot can kill your fiddle leaf fig in a matter of days or weeks. (Read Everything You Need to Know About Root Rot in [...]

How to Care for Your Fiddle Leaf Fig in the Winter (Video)

By |2020-06-26T21:47:53-07:00January 14th, 2019|Light, Plant Care, Problems, Videos, Watering|

Here at the Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Resource get asked a lot about how to care for fiddle leaf fig trees in the winter time. Fiddle leaf figs require you to adjust your care as the temperatures drop. Click to watch a video on caring for your fiddle leaf fig [...]

Beyond the Predictable: 5 Creative Places to Put a Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant

By |2020-06-26T05:20:02-07:00September 19th, 2018|Light, Plant Care|

Confession: there's nothing more beautiful to me than a mid-century modern sofa with a tall, mature fiddle leaf fig (in a basket, please) nearby. In fact, if I'm not careful, I'll put a beautiful ficus lyrata at the arm of every settee in the house. The tendency got me thinking [...]

Sick Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant? Take it Outside!

By |2020-06-26T05:13:48-07:00August 28th, 2018|Drainage, Fertilizer, Leaf Drop, Light, Plant Care, Problems|

Do you have a sick fiddle leaf fig? Sometimes fiddle leaf fig plants get stuck in a rut and it's tough to break them out. Brown spots, dropping leaves, and lack of growth can be frustrating and challenging to overcome. If you have a plant you're ready to give up [...]

What to Do if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Is Dropping Leaves

By |2020-06-26T04:28:19-07:00July 1st, 2018|Drainage, Leaf Drop, Light, Plant Care, Problems|

One of the first and most common signs of trouble in a fiddle leaf fig tree is dropping leaves. Ficus plants, in general, are prone to leaf loss when they’re stressed, but for the ficus lyrata (fiddle leaf fig), dropping leaves means the plant needs help quickly. Because fiddle leaf [...]

Register Now for Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Care 101 (Webinar)

By |2020-06-26T04:11:52-07:00May 9th, 2018|Light, Plant Care, Problems, Propagation, Pruning and Shaping, Watering, Where to Buy|

Join us for an exclusive webinar to learn everything about taking care of your fiddle leaf fig plant! In this 30 minute presentation, we'll review care tips, tricks, and answer your questions. We'll discuss: The Benefits of Your Plant Fiddle Leaf Fig Care 101 The 10 Commandments of [...]

Where Should You Place A Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant?

By |2020-06-26T03:13:57-07:00April 25th, 2018|Light, Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

Perhaps one of the most important choices you can make for the health of your fiddle leaf fig plant is where you place it within your home. Your plant needs plenty of sunlight, but not too much strong sunlight on its leaves. Without enough sun, it will grow slowly, be [...]

How Much Light Does a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Need?

By |2020-06-26T03:16:17-07:00April 18th, 2018|Light, Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

There's a lot to think about when considering how much light a fiddle leaf fig plant needs. Getting enough natural light for your houseplants can be an ongoing challenge, especially during the winter months. Lack of sunlight is one of the most common problems for fiddle leaf figs, which results [...]