Plant Care

Top Fiddle Leaf Fig Care Tips from Guest Expert Alessandra Pham

By | 2018-11-10T10:26:15+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Drainage, Plant Care, Soil, Watering|

Our Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Resource Group on Facebook is growing every week. Our members are full of fiddle leaf fig care tips and tricks. One expert that shares her insights is member Alessandra Pham. She was kind enough to put together a list of her fiddle leaf fig [...]

Deck the Halls (And Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree!) This Christmas Season

By | 2018-11-10T10:14:51+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Containers, Plant Care|

What if, instead of having a traditional Christmas Tree, you decorate your fiddle leaf fig tree for Christmas? Chances are good that if you appreciate the aesthetic of a stylish Fiddle Leaf Fig tree, then you also enjoy other home decor trends. During Christmas, you can combine them! I [...]

Little Red or Brown Spots Plaguing New Growth on Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree? Here’s Why (and What to Do)

By | 2018-11-10T10:05:33+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Plant Care, Problems, Red Spots|

The number one indication of a healthy fiddle leaf fig is new growth. So when fresh young leaves appear from the top of your plant, you may feel ecstatic. But wait – what are those tiny red spots on the new growth of your fiddle leaf fig? Yes, this [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Meme Contest: Upload Yours & Vote for Your Favorite!

By | 2018-10-26T12:24:10+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Humor, Jokes, Memes, Plant Care|

Here at the Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Resource Center, we love a good laugh! We recently have seen some fantastic fiddle leaf fig memes that made us chuckle. We encourage our readers and members of the Fiddle Leaf Fig Resource Group on Facebook to share funny plant themed jokes and [...]

The Ultimate 2018 Fiddle Leaf Fig Holiday Gift Guide

By | 2018-10-10T06:26:16+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Book, Containers, Fertilizer, Plant Care|

If there is a fiddle leaf fig lover in your life, you know how unique and special they are. This year, delight them at the holidays with these one-of-a-kind fiddle leaf fig gifts! We’ve teamed up with the leading fiddle leaf fig experts to put together our Ultimate 2018 [...]

Pests Bugging Your Fiddle Leaf Fig? Pros and Cons of Releasing Ladybugs Indoors

By | 2018-11-04T15:10:11+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems|

Not long ago, I realized my fiddle leaf fig trees were being antagonized by a pest. The bug was a common household insect that feeds on the green innards of plants’ leaves. What's worse, this particular pest is known to secrete honeydew, which attracts other pests like ants and mold. [...]

Where to Find the Best Basket for a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

By | 2018-10-07T12:54:51+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Containers, Plant Care, Soil|

We recently did a poll in our Fiddle Leaf Fig Facebook Group asking for your favorite accessories for your fiddle leaf fig plant. At the top of the list? Baskets! But where do you find a great basket for your plant? Here’s our guide for getting a great deal on [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Notching 101: When, Why, and How to Encourage Branching (With Before and After Pictures)

By | 2018-11-04T15:08:06+00:00 October 6th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems, Pruning and Shaping|

If you own a celebrated Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree, you've probably thought about what you can do to get it to grow new branches. Fiddle leaf fig notching is a fairly advanced strategy. Today, we'll break down what you need to know to get new growth right where you want [...]

Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food is Back in Stock! (Order Now)

By | 2018-10-04T08:41:51+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems, Where to Buy|

We are happy to announce that Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food is back in stock! We apologize for the delay. You can order on Amazon now! To learn more, sign up for our Fiddle Leaf Fig Care 101 Webinar, make sure you're subscribed to our newsletter, and get your Fiddle [...]

How to Strengthen and Thicken a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Trunk (Video)

By | 2018-11-04T15:07:03+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

Every fiddle leaf fig plant owner wants their ficus lyrata to grow into a tall, tree-shaped statement. Unfortunately, though, many indoor gardeners end up with a smallish, lopsided, unappealing version of the same. What can you do to strengthen your fiddle leaf fig tree trunk? One of the reasons weak [...]

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

By | 2018-11-04T15:06:07+00:00 September 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 [...]

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

By | 2018-09-19T13:27:40+00:00 September 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 [...]

Surprisingly Invisible Places to Look for Mealybugs on a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree (With Photos)

By | 2018-09-13T09:03:44+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Plant Care, Problems|

No one loves my fiddle leaf fig trees more than I do. Except maybe mealybugs. The first time I spotted one I had no idea what I was looking at. Since I didn't know what the bugger was, I didn't know it had a familial colony nearby. I didn't [...]

What Designers Mean by ‘White Space’ (And How the Fiddle Leaf Fig Perfectly Exemplifies This Interior Decorating Trick)

By | 2018-09-13T09:05:32+00:00 September 11th, 2018|History, Partnerships, Plant Care|

If you were to hazard a guess, why would you say the fiddle leaf fig tree has suddenly exploded in popularity? What is it about this particular plant that has the interior design and decorating world going nuts? Sure, when cared for properly, it grows quickly. And yes, that's gratifying. [...]

How Dry is Too Dry? When to Water Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

By | 2018-09-13T09:06:59+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Drainage, Plant Care, Watering|

Did you know that the #1 cause of sick fiddle leaf fig plants is overwatering? It’s so tempting to water our plants more often than they need in an effort to care for them. I used to overwater all of my houseplants when I was younger because I cared about [...]

The Best Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food Available in Canada (Buy Now)

By | 2018-09-13T09:09:13+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Where to Buy|

At The Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Resource, we have a wonderful group of Canadian followers! We are often asked about shipping the original Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food to Canada. Unfortunately, current regulations do not allow us to export to our friends up north. However, we’ve identified a great [...]

Sick Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant? Take it Outside!

By | 2018-09-13T09:10:10+00:00 August 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 [...]

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

By | 2018-09-15T17:32:46+00:00 August 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 [...]

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