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Congratulations to our contest winner Alison Pelland! Click to read fiddle leaf fig care tips from her and how she keeps her fiddle leaf figs healthy. Claire Akin

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care Tips From Contest Winner Alison Pelland

Meet our Before & After Fiddle Leaf Fig 2018 Photo Contest winner, Alison Pelland! She’s got some great fiddle leaf fig care tips to share with us. Alison is a professional. In fact, she is a commercial plant caretaker, and she has some great ideas for caring for your fiddle leaf fig. We wanted to share …

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Wondering if your fiddle leaf fig goes dormant in winter? Click to learn the answers to your seasonal fiddle leaf fig questions. Claire Akin

Do Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees Go Dormant In Winter? Your Seasonal Fiddle Care Questions Answered

Do you wonder if fiddle leaf fig trees go dormant in winter? “Anyone else’s houseplants going crazy?” asked a frantic member of a local online community group. It was January, and she had expected her fiddle leaf fig to go dormant all winter. After a month of slowed growth, though, her tree had begun sprouting …

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How fast do fiddle leaf fig tress grow is a common question here at The Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Resource. Click to view a full photo timeline. Claire Akin

How Fast Do Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees Grow? 
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How Fast Do Fiddle Leaf Figs Grow? Take your plant propagation to the next level with our exclusive Notching Bundle, the essential tool for fostering healthier growth and lush foliage in your plants! https://amzn.to/463xe6W If you’re the proud owner of a fiddle leaf fig, you’ve probably asked, “How fast do fiddle leaf fig trees grow?” …

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There are quite a few fiddle leaf fig insects that can attack your plant and it's important to know the differences in order to treat them properly.

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

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 video all about fiddle leaf …

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Learn about the four things that are killing your fiddle leaf fig tree and ways to save your plant from each deadly threat. Claire Akin

Four Things Killing Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree 
(Plus: How to Save it From Each Deadly Threat)

“Help! S.O.S! Mayday! 911! My fiddle leaf fig tree is dying, and I don’t know what to do!” By far, this is the most common distress signal we hear from readers and community members here at fiddleleaffigplant.com. Inevitably, the answer falls into one of four categories: environment, a disease, pests, or the caregiver’s own treatment. …

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Sick Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

How to Treat and Prevent Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees (Video)

Perhaps the most common problem we see is root rot in fiddle leaf fig trees. Root rot is caused by too much water, not enough drainage, and made worse by lack of sunlight. In this exclusive video, Meg Miller describes how she identified and quickly treated root rot as the culprit attacking the leaves of her …

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

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

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 fiddle leaf fig pests like ants and mold. I knew …

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Pinching and Notching 101 for Fiddle Leaf Fig

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

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 it with notching and pinching. …

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food

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

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 Leaf Fig Plant Food here. …

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Mealy Bugs on Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

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

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. Have you seen mealybugs on a fiddle leaf fig tree? I had never seen mealybugs on a fiddle leaf fig tree before, and since I …

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The Fiddle Leaf Fig Expert Book

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

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 the health of your plant including: …

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Sick Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

Save Your Fiddle Leaf Fig From Root Rot in 24 Hours or Less

The most common problem you’ll see on the discussion board of this site and in our Facebook group is root rot in fiddle leaf fig plants. It typically starts as brown spots on the leaves that begin spreading, before the leaves drop. Root rot is a serious problem in fiddle leaf figs that will kill …

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Care Webinar 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: Stick around until the end of the presentation for a free gift and a chance …

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant

Download Your Free Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Cheat Sheet (PDF)

If you’re confused about exactly how to care for your fiddle leaf fig plant, you’ve come to the right place. Many fiddle leaf fig plant owners worry about their plants getting the proper sunlight, water, and fertilizer. It can be overwhelming to care for a new plant and if your fiddle leaf fig starts going …

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