FIDDLE LEAF FIG TREE, SOIL, & FERTILIZER TO GET YOUR FICUS GROWING PERFECTLY!
The bundle makes a perfect gift for indoor plant lovers and outdoor gardeners alike. Ficus lyrata is a gorgeous single or multi stemmed plant specimen that can be grown indoors in a sunny spot. Fiddle leaf figs are quickly becoming one of the world’s most popular houseplants. With huge, violin shaped green leaves and attractive bark, they can liven up any space.
We carefully hand mix and formulate our own fiddle leaf fig tree soil with ingredients such as coconut coir, pine bark, perlite, sand, and the perfect amount of all purpose fiddle leaf fig slow release fertilizer. The soil comes in a resealable bag for storage or later use.
HOW TO CARE FOR A FIDDLE LEAF FIG PLANTS
You can repot your fiddle leaf fig tree immediately with our fiddle leaf fig bundle. Fiddle leaf fig trees like bright, indirect sunlight when grown indoors with soil that is kept consistently moist. Optionally, they can be grown outdoors across the United States in USDA growing zones 9-11. If you don’t live in an area that is warm enough, you can keep it outdoors during spring, summer, and fall and move indoors for when temperatures are below 50 F.
Be sure to choose a pot with a drainage hole, as fiddle leaf fig plants don’t like wet feet. This can cause root rot and is potentially harmful to the longevity of the plant’s life. Keep soil moist but not wet. Fiddle Leaf Fig trees should be watered about once a week. Your fiddle leaf fig will come with fertilizer in the soil but you should re-fertilize in 4-6 months with our specially formulated fertilizer amendment. This is the best fertilizer for fiddle leaf figs to grow tall, strong, and healthy.
Fiddle leaf figs are very sensitive to changes in their environment. Pick a spot to grow it in either indoors or out, and keep it there for some time. Choose a spot that is far from vents or drafty areas like fans or windows. Your fig tree houseplant will tell you what it needs. The fiddle leaf plant will likely need some time to adapt to its new home. Lose a few leaves or see some discoloration? Reach out to us so we can help you troubleshoot.
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Check out our Fiddle Leaf Fig Grow Guide for more information on how to grow these vibrant houseplants.
Once your Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Bundle order is placed, we will ship your plant(s) within seven business days year round unless during the checkout process you request otherwise in the space provided to do so.
Perfect Plants’ shipping specialists carefully package your plants using a proven packaging method that ensures your plants arrive healthy, colorfully alive and ready to flourish. We’ve coined the term ‘upside down box test’ and we do just that; we carefully package so that regardless of the direction your box is handled, it will not harm your precious plant that’s inside.
No shipping process is without a problem from time to time. On rare occasions some plants may experience some of the following during their transit: drooping, minor leaf-loss and/or minimal yellowing/discoloration, minor limb damage, etc. These instances are quite rare, but can happen when shipping plants in boxes.
Plants normally recover within a few weeks after planting. If a damaged box has injured your plant on the inside, please notify us within 5 days of receiving you package(s) by emailing us a photograph of the damage.
We always do our very best to ensure that your plants are packed and shipped in the safest, gentlest and most effective way possible.
Will my plants and trees look like the photographs?
Absolutely! Unlike other online nurseries, our photos are of actual plants and trees we’ve grown here, on our family operated nursery.
Growing our own plants and trees helps to ensure we ship you the best quality plants that are free of pests and diseases.
Your plants and trees may however not ship with flowers on them, like the photographs. This all depends on the time of year you buy your plant or tree. Crape Myrtle trees, for example, only bloom during the summer months, so if you purchase one during the spring or fall, they would ship without flowers. Once planted, your plants will grow and thrive giving you flowers for many years to come!
Pot sizes (commonly referred to in gallons) are shipped in the same size nursery trade pots which may vary in actual volume. Some plants may have been at the approximate pot size listed, but require excess dirt to be removed so that you will not be paying any additional shipping costs. This doesn’t happen very often though.
Our shipping charges are based on the value of your order. Please use the chart below to see what your shipping charge will be.
Choose a planting location that offers adequate sunlight and shade in a low traffic area. Allow proper clearance for the mature growth size. Well-drained soil is ideal. Water regularly for the first planted year to ensure adequate water is available for establishing a strong root system. Prune as necessary to remove any damaged or dead foliage and to promote a well-balanced structure.
Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is equal with the ground level.
Loosen the root ball using a small garden spade or by hand. Breaking smaller outer roots can encourage growth into the new soil, but take care to not damage large primary roots.
Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated evenly upright. Use the excavated soil to fill in around the root ball, using your foot to pack it in firmly. Thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball as this could kill the plant.
A 2-4 inch layer of mulch is strongly recommended to help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply mulch over the entire planting area but keep away from the stems or trunk by a few inches. Ensure that the plant and surrounding soil is completely soaked with water.
To ensure the proper nutrients are available for the life of your plant our proprietary Perfect Plants Special Blend Soil and a once yearly application of Nutricote Total 360 Fertilizer are great considerations for your new plants!
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Growing Zones 9, 10, 11, All Zones