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Announcing Our New Premium Fiddle Leaf Fig Potting Soil! (Video)

By |2020-06-23T04:42:28-07:00March 5th, 2020|Brown Spots, Drainage, Leaf Drop, Plant Care, Problems, Root Rot, Soil, Videos|

We are so excited to officially release our new Premium Fiddle Leaf Fig Potting Soil today! It's available on Amazon now within the United States. Watch the video below to learn more and save $2 on your first order for a limited time! What Is It? We worked with top [...]

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 Buy a Plant Online and What to Do When It Arrives

By |2020-06-26T02:38:10-07:00December 19th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Where to Buy|

How to Buy a Plant Online and What to Do When It Arrives Buying a plant online does not have to be scary! Click to watch the video and read below for the top 10 tips on how to buy a plant online and what to do when it [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What to Do if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Have Holes

By |2020-06-26T05:00:48-07:00September 8th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems|

When it comes to fiddle leaf figs, the first signs of problems will almost always show up in the leaves.  If your fiddle is unhappy, you might notice drooping leaves, brown spots, yellowing, strange speckles, or a whole host of other issues. But what if your leaves have holes?  Lots [...]

How to Get Rid of Fungus in Fiddle Leaf Fig Soil

By |2020-06-26T05:06:22-07:00August 2nd, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Soil|

Do you know how to get rid of fungus in fiddle leaf fig soil? Were you aware that your soil could even get fungus? Has this happened to you? You go to water your fiddle and notice mushrooms growing in the potting. Or maybe you see white mold growing on [...]

How to Revive a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree: A Before and After Story

By |2020-06-26T05:09:25-07:00July 17th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems|

Revive a Fiddle Leaf Fig Nothing is more inspiring for the owner of a fiddle leaf fig tree than a good before and after story!  These trees are known for being a bit fussy and developing problems that can reduce them to a leafless stick. Fiddle leaf figs come with [...]

How to Prevent and Treat Bacterial Infections in Fiddle Leaf Figs

By |2020-06-26T05:10:43-07:00July 10th, 2019|Brown Spots, Plant Care, Problems, Root Rot|

Bacterial Infections in Fiddle Leaf Figs One of the first signs of problems in fiddle leaf figs is brown spots, but brown spots can mean a lot of different things. They could indicate dryness or sun damage, insect infestation, or, in rare cases, fungal or bacterial infections in fiddle [...]

Stop Fiddling! 5 Times When You Should Leave Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Alone

By |2020-06-26T05:11:34-07:00June 26th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

One of the best features of the fiddle leaf fig tree is the fact that you can individualize it. Based on your goals, you can purposely grow it upward or outward. You can pot it a vast variety of ways, experiment with its environment, propagate it into baby fiddles, separate [...]

New Leaf Troubleshooting for Fiddle Leaf Figs

By |2020-06-26T05:11:47-07:00June 26th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Red Spots|

Fiddle leaf figs are amazing houseplants, so we want to help you quickly nip any issues in the bud. This article will cover new leaf troubleshooting for fiddle leaf figs! New Growth Issues on Fiddle Leaf Figs New growth is a sign of a healthy fiddle leaf fig! If you [...]

How to Prevent and Treat Powdery Mildew on a Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-06-26T05:12:28-07:00June 18th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems|

Have you ever seen white, powdery, fluffy stuff growing on your fig leaves? Your mind might immediately jump to mold because it does look a lot like the fluffy mold you might get on bread or fruit left out too long. But you might actually be looking at powdery mildew. [...]

How and When to Water A Fiddle Leaf Fig: A Routine for Your Unique Plant

By |2020-07-10T16:38:00-07:00June 13th, 2019|Brown Spots, Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

The Perfect Watering Routine for Your Unique Fiddle Leaf Fig   The most important thing you must learn as a fiddle leaf fig owner is how and when to water your plant. Watering your ficus lyrata should be the easiest part of caring for it. But one expert says you [...]

How to Fix Yellow Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

By |2020-07-01T22:20:10-07:00June 11th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems|

One of the most common issues I see with fiddle leaf figs is yellowing leaves.  After all, fiddle leaf figs are famous for their large, beautiful green leaves, so yellowing leaves can really throw off your aesthetic.  So what do yellow leaves mean and how can you fix them?  In [...]

Drooping Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves: 5 Causes and How to Diagnose

By |2020-06-26T05:24:57-07:00June 10th, 2019|Leaf Drop, Plant Care, Problems|

The 5 Causes of Drooping Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Is the foliage on your fiddle leaf fig starting to droop? Often, caregivers of the ficus lyrata don't know the difference between normal and abnormal leaf droopage. Here, we will look at the five most common causes of drooping fiddle leaf [...]

What to Do if Your New Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Are Smaller than Older Leaves

By |2020-06-26T05:26:14-07:00May 15th, 2019|Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

Fiddle leaf figs are beautiful plants, which is why they’re so popular!  So it’s really frustrating when something throws off the aesthetic we’re going for.  New fiddle leaf fig leaves grow from the top of the plant and should grow just as large or larger than the leaves below it. [...]

How to Fix Fiddle Leaf Fig Stunted Growth

By |2020-06-26T06:15:33-07:00May 13th, 2019|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems|

It happens to every fiddle leaf fig parent at some point: Why has your plant stopped growing? Your fiddle leaf fig is experiencing stunted growth. Either you’ve had your fiddle leaf fig for a while and it hasn’t grown, or it did grow at one point, but now growth [...]

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 [...]