Ficus lyrata (Fiddle Leaf Fig)


The ficus lyrata, commonly known as fiddle leaf fig, is native to the rainforests of Western Africa. The fiddle fig is known for its stunning large, green violin-shaped leaves and upright growth. This stunning plant, perfect for a bright or cozy nook in your home thrives in warm and bright conditions. A spot that has bright filtered light or an eastern facing window and careful watering will help this beautiful plant thrive.

  • Light: Bright filtered indirect light.
  • Soil: Loamy, medium moisture, well-draining
  • Water: Moderate amount of moisture in the soil. If the plant doesn’t get enough water, its leaves will wilt and lose their bright green color. Too much water, the plant might drop its leaves and suffer from root rot,
  • Temperature: Average temperatures, between 65-85F. Position the plant away from drafty areas.
  • Humidity: Average to high room humidity 30-65%RH
  • Fertilizing: Every month with a Palm type water soluble fertilizer. Or half-strength every 2 weeks.
  • Leaves: Every month, dust the leaves with a damp prevent pests and remove any dust.

Approximate Sizes:  10" & 14" container

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