Looking for a statement piece in your home? Meet the Fiddle Leaf Fig tree! It is quickly becoming one of the world’s most popular indoor houseplant.
Fiddle Leaf Figs are a wonderful choice for an indoor plant. It can also be grown outdoors in the correct zones. They add a touch of green color to any room in your house with little maintenance.
The Ficus lyrata tree has violin shaped leaves that are shiny and bright green in color. The best way to keep these plants thriving is by offering it similar growing conditions to its natural habitat of western and central Africa. That is warm and humid with not too much sunlight.
Fiddle Leaf Fig Care
Fiddle Leaf Figs like bright, indirect light from a south or east facing window. Direct sunlight may burn the leaves. If your tree starts moving towards the sunlight in an odd shape you can rotate the pot in the opposite direction to encourage even growing habits. Keep the Fiddle Leaf fig away from drafty areas such as A/C vents.
Pro tip: To keep your fiddle fig looking its best we recommend wiping the leaves with a damp cloth to get rid of dust particles that can block your plant from absorbing sunlight.
The ornamental houseplants prefer well draining soil and containers with drainage holes. We have our very own Fiddle Leaf Fig Soil that is specially formulated to aid in the healthy growth of your fiddles.
Water the fig tree whenever the soil feels dry to touch and be careful not to overwater. Apply a Fiddle Leaf Fig Fertilizer every 6 months to supply extra nutrients and keep your houseplants happy and in good shape.
Gardeners across the United States in USDA growing zones 9-11 have the option to grow this plant outdoors in their garden.
Fiddle Leaf Fig trees will need repotted every so often as they outgrow their current pots. You can keep your tree pruned to desired shape and size as you see fit.
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C heck out the Fiddle Leaf Fig Grow Guide for more information on how to grow healthy fiddle figs.
- Violin shaped evergreen leaves
- Perfect for home decor
- Low maintenance