How Dry Is Too Dry? When to Water Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

By |2020-06-26T05:14:56-07:00August 28th, 2018|Drainage, Plant Care, Watering|

Did you know that the number-one cause of sick fiddle leaf fig plants is over-watering? It's so tempting to water our plants more often than they need in an effort to care for them. I used to over-water all of my houseplants when I was younger because I cared about [...]

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

By |2020-06-26T05:07:27-07:00August 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 the [...]

How to Keep Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Healthy, Green, and Gorgeous

By |2020-06-26T05:03:52-07:00July 30th, 2018|Drainage, Fertilizer, Plant Care, Soil, Watering|

Fiddle leaf figs are popular because they provide such eye-catching beauty in a home or office. The lush, verdant leaves make a striking impact. But if things go south and the leaves start to drop or get brown spots, your fiddle leaf fig may make you more frustrated than proud. [...]

Diagnosing and Treating Root Rot in Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

By |2020-06-26T04:26:34-07:00June 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 rot 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 [...]

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

By |2020-06-26T04:11:52-07:00May 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 |2020-06-26T03:37:19-07:00April 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. [...]

How Can You Tell the Difference Between a Dry and Over-Watered Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant?

By |2020-06-26T03:41:12-07:00March 30th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Watering|

The two most common problems for fiddle leaf fig plants are ironically the opposite of each other: too much water and too little water. But what's worse is that it's actually tough to tell which is which. Over-watering leads to root rot, a fungal condition that kills the plant's roots [...]

How to Use a Moisture Meter to Know When to Water Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

By |2020-06-26T03:58:27-07:00March 16th, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Watering|

Using a moisture meter to know when to water your fiddle leaf fig plant can save you a lot of headaches and keep your plant healthy. The biggest problems with fiddle leaf fig plants are too much or too little water. If you're a fiddle leaf fig owner, you've [...]

3 Simple Secrets to a Healthy Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

By |2020-06-26T04:03:58-07:00January 22nd, 2018|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Watering|

It's not that fiddle leaf fig trees are hard to keep healthy, it's more that many fiddle leaf fig tree owners are houseplant beginners. They don't have the confidence of a houseplant veteran and they may second-guess their decisions when caring for their new plant. Novices may water their tree [...]

The Ultimate Watering Guide

By |2020-06-26T02:44:15-07:00November 29th, 2017|Fertilizer, Plant Care, Watering|

Watering your houseplants can be overwhelming. You've probably heard that fiddle leaf figs are hard to grow or finicky, which in large part is due to their specific watering requirements. If you water your plant too much (which is pretty common), you will kill it. If you don't water enough, [...]