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Want to rid yourself of fungus gnats on fiddle leaf fig plants? Click to learn how to get rid of fungus gnats on fiddle leaf fig plants and trees.

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats on Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

Tips to remove fungus gnats on fiddle leaf fig plants. 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 …

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Curious how to prevent and treat bacterial infections in fiddle leaf figs? Click to learn the signs of an infection and how best to treat and prevent it. Claire Akin

How to Prevent and Treat Bacterial Infections in Fiddle Leaf Figs

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 leaf figs. In previous articles, we’ve …

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Learn about the 5 times when you should leave your fiddle leaf fig alone. Leave your fiddle leaf fig be to grow into a healthy plant.

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

It might be time to leave your fiddle leaf fig alone. 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, …

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

The most important thing you must learn as a fiddle leaf fig owner is how and when to water a fiddle leaf fig. Watering your ficus lyrata should be the easiest part of caring for it. But one expert says you should drench it, while another claims you must measure each drink. Some gurus say fiddles need …

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Do you have drooping fiddle leaf fig leaves? Click to read the 5 causes of drooping fiddle leaf fig leaves and how to diagnose the problem.

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

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 fig leaves. That way, you …

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Wondering what you can do if your new fiddle leaf fig leaves are smaller than older leaves? Click to learn the 4 things you can do to remedy this issue. Claire Akin

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

What does it mean if your new fiddle leaf fig leaves are smaller than older leaves? 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 …

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Do you have hard water spots on fiddle leaf fig leaves? Click to read the 3 simple steps for removing white residue on your fiddle leaf fig plant

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

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 the most common reasons the …

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Check out this comprehensive guide everything you need to know about root rot in fiddle leaf figs. Learn how to identify and successfully treat root rot. Claire Akin

Everything You Need to Know About Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Figs

Root rot in fiddle leaf figs is their most common cause of disease and death. It’s the reason that fiddle leaf figs get brown spots and drop their leaves, and it can kill your plant in a matter of days or weeks. Your gorgeous plant or tree can go from thriving to dropping all of …

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Our Root Rot Treatment is finally available! We’ve been working for a long time to create a safe, gentle treatment to address both fungal and bacterial root rot. Participate in the Root Rot Treatment Trial We’d like to invite you to participate in the trial if your plant has symptoms of root rot. To learn …

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Read a story about how you can revive a dead fiddle leaf fig tree. If your fiddle leaf fig is not doing well, click to learn how you can help your plant. Claire Akin

A Fiddley Rescue: How to Revive a Dead Fiddle Leaf Fig

I get a lot of questions about whether you can revive a dead fiddle leaf fig. Plants can be extremely resilient with the proper care, so bringing a plant back from the edge is definitely possible! I received this amazing story from a reader who rescued a fiddle leaf fig just teetering on the brink …

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