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Fiddle Leaf Fig

Ficus lyrata Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf Fig is cherished for its often huge, fiddle-shaped leaves and its striking appearance. This ficus makes a big impact in a room! But, as gorgeous as it is, the fiddle leaf fig can be quite tempermental. This tree thrives on consistency, but it can quickly turn on you if its routine is changed.
Very bright, indirect light
Water thoroughly, but allow top 2-3 inches of soil to dry before watering again. Overwatering and underwatering can both lead to significant leaf drop: try to follow a consistent watering routine.
Prefers average home temperatures with higher than average humidity. Avoid drafty areas.
Fertilize once a month during the spring and summer with a liquid foliage fertizer at the recommeded rate. Like most ficus plants, the fiddle leaf fig doesn't appreciate being moved around. Once you find a suitable spot for it, it's best to keep it there. Wipe dust off leaves with a soft cloth, as needed. Your fig may drop a few leaves after bringing it in to your home; this is normal as the plant is adjusting to its new environment.
Toxic to pets
Difficulty Level: Challenging
Fiddle Leaf Fig