Pruning and Shaping

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

By | 2018-11-04T15:08:06+00:00 October 6th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Problems, Pruning and Shaping|

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-11-04T15:07:03+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-09-15T17:32:46+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Bonding, Cleaning, Containers, Drainage, Fertilizer, History, Plant Care, Problems, Propagation, Pruning and Shaping, Soil, Watering, Where to Buy|

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 [...]

How to Prune a Fiddle Leaf Fig (Video)

By | 2018-09-15T17:41:03+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping, Videos|

Pruning a fiddle leaf fig is an important part of keeping your plant healthy and looking its best. In this video, we'll discuss how to prune a fiddle leaf fig, the tools to use, and what to look out for to keep your plant safe. After you prune your plant, don't [...]

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

By | 2018-06-12T20:24:57+00:00 May 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 [...]

Pruning and Shaping Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant

By | 2018-09-15T18:54:42+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

Given proper care, plenty of sunshine, and enough soil to expand its root ball, your fiddle leaf fig will grow quickly. Healthy plants may grow several inches or even a few feet each year. They can get lopsided or too big for their location in a hurry. Pruning will [...]

Where Should You Place Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant?

By | 2018-09-15T18:59:47+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Light, Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

Perhaps one of the most important choices you can make for the health of your fiddle leaf fig plant is where you place it within your home. Your plant needs plenty of sunlight, but not too much strong sunlight on its leaves. Without enough sun, it will grow slowly, be [...]

How Much Light Does a Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Need?

By | 2018-09-15T19:00:45+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Light, Plant Care, Pruning and Shaping|

There's a lot to think about when considering how much light a fiddle leaf fig plant needs. Getting enough natural light for your houseplants can be an ongoing challenge, especially during the winter months. Lack of sunlight is one of the most common problems for fiddle leaf figs, which results [...]

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