Problems

What to Do if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Is Dropping Leaves

By |2020-02-10T07:10:27-08:00July 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 [...]

Diagnosing and Treating Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

By |2020-02-15T15:02:24-08:00June 21st, 2018|Drainage, Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

The most common problem you'll see on the discussion board of this site and in our Facebook group is root in fiddle leaf figs. 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 [...]

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

By |2020-02-12T22:11:31-08:00May 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 [...]

What Causes Brown Spots on Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves? (And How to Treat Them Quickly)

By |2020-02-15T13:28:38-08:00April 13th, 2018|Book, Fertilizer, Leaf Drop, Plant Care, Problems, Watering|

Brown spots on fiddle leaf fig leaves can be frustrating and confusing. It's disheartening to see brown spots spoiling the beautiful large green leaves of your ficus lyrata. What's worse, brown spots on fiddle leaf fig leaves can be difficult to treat if you don't know what is causing them. [...]

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

By |2019-10-30T05:28:56-07:00April 4th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems|

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 [...]

Three Ways to Clean Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

By |2020-03-27T07:38:43-07:00February 6th, 2018|Cleaning, Plant Care, Problems|

If you've had your plant for less than a year, you may not have needed to clean your fiddle leaf fig yet. But after a year, your fiddle leaf fig is likely suffocating with dirt and dust. To keep it alive and well, you'll need to clean the leaves to [...]

6 Ways to Tell if Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Is Healthy (… And What to Do if Your Plant Is Sick)

By |2020-02-10T08:14:23-08:00December 2nd, 2017|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems, Soil|

Brown spots. Dropping leaves. Slow growth. There are a few common ailments that can sicken or kill your prize fiddle leaf fig tree. The good news is that most of these problems are easily cured if you know what to look for. Here are 6 ways to tell if your [...]