Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree, 7.5' Standard SKU: 18212 Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree, 7.5' SKU: 18208 Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree, 10' SKU: 18210 The fiddle leaf fig is native to western Africa and grows naturally in a lowland rainforest environment. it seems like there are no other signs that the plant is dead/dying. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); if ($(window).width() > 1024) { Use code BUY1GET10 to save 10% on this fertilizer: Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant Food, available here. However it can take longer, and will take even more time for the new leaves to … I know I should, but WOW look at him! It’s officially a new plant! But a Ficus lyrata can be prone to problems if it’s not grown in the right conditions.Many fiddle leaf fig owners are novice house plant growers, so it’s not uncommon for them to make some rookie mistakes and get discouraged.. We often see a new fiddle leaf fig owner put their … You can expect to see buds start to increase in size within a week or two. Christina, I’m also new to raising this particular plant, so I haven’t encountered the brown spotting myself, but too much light sounds like a reasonable guess. I can’t even laugh. If you have any more questions about brown spots on fiddle leaf fig leaves, black spots on fiddle leaf fig, fiddle leaf fig dropping leaves or other issues with these … A major stumbling block for fig tree care can be root rot, so you MUST have a drainage hole in your pot. Just wanted to give you a little fiddle leaf fig (aka ficus lyrata) update. Fertilizer. hasnt changed the watering routine nor shifted its position. New growth is a sign of a healthy fiddle leaf fig! I check them everyday, they were looking healthy and green. I am a relatively new Fiddle Leaf fig owner and I have been working tirelessly to revive a fiddle leaf that was clearly suffering when I brought it home (you can see some of the brown marks on the leaves from it being under-watered in the background of some of the pictures). Friends! For larger plants, 12″-14″ is the max size you’ll want to use. and this time round, i see tiny leaves peeking out as usual a week ago but the leaves never emerge but instead turned brown. Plus they look pretty in the glass container. She has been super happy and healthy in her new environment. There is no way to predict what it will do next or when. Hello! Check out this article for more info on new leaf troubleshooting. Pests like spider mites tend to go for the new leaves first because they’re less tough than the mature leaves. I'm not sure you have a problem. Read to learn more about watering your fiddle leaf fig plant. document.write(''); Jenn Lardner. if ($(window).width() < 1025) { I had started watering every 2 weeks (approximately based on the moisture meter) as it's getting colder here now. Humidity. No damage was caused by the fertilizer sticks and no shower is needed - probably just some patience. You did not do any damage by pinching out the new leaf bud. Another propagation method popular for fiddle leaf figs is putting a cutting or single leaf in water. If you notice small moving dots or webbing, use a strong jet of water to dislodge them. Lots of people have great success with this method, and it’s fun because you can see the rooting progress instead of having to wait to see growth or tug on the cutting. The Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree Plant Food has the perfect ratio of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium they need. (I know, watering can be so confusing! She has been super happy and healthy in her new environment. Both my fiddle leaf figs (1 and 2) have grown tons this summer, it’s is really exciting watching new leafs appear all the time. While the thought of fiddle leaf fig pruning might seem challenging, cutting back fiddle leaf figs is actually really easy. Fig dropped a couple of bottom leaves so I felt reckless and pinched the top and took a knife to it. She recently sprouted 2 new leaves. How to Prune Fiddle Leaf Fig . Until this is what was left of him almost 12 months later… Ha! I’ve had my FLF for a few months now. Not good. Privacy Policy and I carved three notches I think and it looks like there are buds just below each notch (I am not sure if these were there before or … This is the most common issue we hear about with new leaves, but it’s usually very fixable! Branching: If your Fiddle Leaf Fig is one trunk with no branches, there are also ways you can help it sprout new branches. This makes them somewhat challenging for the home grower, who is likely to have trouble duplicating these steamy conditions. Top 7 Fiddle Leaf Fig Care Tips 1. what should i do? Burns can happen anywhere on the leaf. I've been using a moisture meter, but sticking it down at least half way, not 2-3 inches. 3. i have had mine since january this year and so far the growth has been pretty good. One way is to nip off the tip / top few leaves of the trunk to encourage new growth. When to Trim a Fiddle Leaf Fig . I treated him like a baby, but then suddenly he started getting very very sick. This time last year I had this amazingly tall fiddle leaf fig… Look at how glorious he was! free webinar to learn more about Fiddle Leaf Fig Care. Are you a proud new owner of a fiddle leaf fig or are looking for more information on how to care for it? . LIGHT. Every week see the 10 best gardening photos to inspire your gardening projects. Use a magnifying glass to check under the leaves. The rest of the story is sad. Soil Mix. I think that underwatering is the problem. Anyone can contact me directly via phone or email. I find it best to take cues from your plant instead of watering on a strict schedule.) the fiddle leaf fig hates having its roots soaking in water, so that is very likely the problem if the tree is getting the proper amount of light. Ask The Fiddle Leaf Fig Doctor new buds are dying. FAQ Generally, keep your plant in a bright room (I keep mine in a room with southwest-facing windows) at least 2-3 feet away from windows to minimize the possibility of any cold drafts/intense heat.