Pruning and Shaping & Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees

Pruning and Shaping

Pruning and shaping your fiddle leaf fig is important to the long term health of your plant. Learn how to prune and shape your fiddle leaf fig to its desired look.

Wondering if you should prune your fiddle leaf fig plant? Not sure what to do with damaged fiddle leaf fig leaves? Click to read if you should prune or not. Claire Akin

To Prune or Not to Prune: What to Do With Damaged Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves

When fiddle leaf figs (and many other plants) develop problems, the main place it shows up is the leaves. Damaged fiddle leaf fig leaves can have many causes. Root rot, under-watering, sunburn, fungus, bacterial infections, insects, and lack of humidity can all damage the leaves and form brown spots, yellowing, or holes. The trouble is, what …

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Do you wonder when to remove the lower leaves from your fiddle leaf fig and when not to? Click to read more about the lower leaves and how to remove them.

When to Remove the Lower Leaves From Your Fiddle Leaf Fig (And When NOT To!)

Curious when to remove the lower leaves from your fiddle leaf fig? What do you like best, the look of a tall, tree-shaped fiddle leaf fig, or a bushy one with many leaves covering the bottom? If you’re like most ficus lyrata owners, you prefer a tree, and hope to someday grow your fiddle into …

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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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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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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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(EXCLUSIVE) How to Strengthen and Thicken a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Trunk: VIDEO Claire Akin

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

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 fiddle leaf fig tree trunks happen …

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The Fiddle Leaf Fig Expert Book

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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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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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