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    Ficus lyrata (F. pandurata)

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    Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree (7863714447615)

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    Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

    Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

    Ficus lyrata (F. pandurata)

    Regular price $59.95
    Regular price $67.95 Sale price $59.95
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    Mature height
    10 ft.
    Mature Width
    3 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Bright Indirect Light
    Watering
    Moderate
    Growth Rate
    Moderate
    Grows Well in Zones
    8, 9, 10, 11
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    Description

    Plants Express presents the Fiddle Leaf Fig, an impressive tree with stunning, large, violin-shaped leaves that bring a touch of tropical beauty to any space. The Fiddle Leaf Fig, scientifically known as Ficus lyrata, is a popular choice among plant lovers due to its unique characteristics. Its glossy leaves are emerald green, with prominent veins that give it a distinctive look.

    Though the plant grows best outdoors, this plant's benefits go beyond its aesthetic appeal as it has air-purifying properties that improve the indoor air quality by removing harmful toxins. It is also known for its ability to reduce stress levels and increase productivity, making it an ideal addition to home offices or workspaces.

    Caring for the Fiddle Leaf Fig is relatively easy as it prefers bright, indirect light and moderate watering. It is important to ensure that the soil is well-draining and not overly saturated.

    For optimal growth, Plants Express recommends placing the Fiddle Leaf Fig in a bright, sunny location, and using a well-draining soil mix with added perlite to aid in drainage. Watering should be done once the top inch of soil is dry, and for an optimized growth the plant should be fertilized every five to six weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer.

    The Fiddle Leaf Fig can be planted as a lawn alternative, used for erosion control, and even incorporated into bioswales. Its preference for full sun makes it an ideal option for sunny spots, and it can tolerate moderate foot traffic.

    Overall, Plants Express presents the Fiddle Leaf Fig as an excellent choice for those looking for a low-maintenance, visually striking plant that also offers health benefits. With proper care, this plant can thrive and add a touch of tropical beauty to any space.

    Plant Care

    The Fiddle Leaf Fig, also known as Ficus lyrata, is a popular indoor plant that requires bright, indirect light and well-draining soil to thrive. It also needs consistent watering and occasional fertilization to maintain its growth and health.

    Ficus lyrata requires bright, indirect light to grow well. Place the plant near a window with filtered light, and avoid placing it in direct sunlight. The plant prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A good potting mix should contain peat moss, perlite, and sand to provide good drainage and aeration for the roots.

    Water the Fiddle Leaf Fig thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering, as the plant is susceptible to root rot. During the growing season, from spring to fall, fertilize the plant monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer. In the winter, reduce the frequency of fertilization to every other month.

    Pruning the Fiddle Leaf Fig is essential to maintain its shape and encourage new growth. Trim back any damaged or yellowing leaves as soon as possible. Use sharp, clean pruning shears to make clean cuts, and avoid cutting into healthy tissue. If the plant becomes too tall or leggy, prune the top branches to encourage bushier growth.

    Ficus lyrata is sensitive to changes in light and temperature. Sudden temperature drops or exposure to drafts can cause leaf drop and stunted growth. The plant also goes through a dormant period during the winter months, during which it may require less water and fertilization. The plant may be susceptible to pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Regularly inspect the plant for signs of infestation, and treat any problems immediately.

    The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a beautiful and rewarding indoor plant that requires attention and care to thrive. It needs bright, indirect light and well-draining soil, regular watering, and occasional fertilization. Pruning and maintenance are essential to maintain the plant's shape and encourage new growth. Be aware of environmental factors that can affect the plant's growth, such as light intensity, temperature, and pests. With proper care, Ficus lyrata can be a stunning addition to any indoor space.

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    faq'S

    Q: How often should I water my Fiddle Leaf Fig?
    A: Water your Fiddle Leaf Fig thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering, as the plant is susceptible to root rot. During the dormant period in winter, water less frequently.

    Q: Why are the leaves on my Fiddle Leaf Fig turning brown and falling off?
    A: Brown and falling leaves can be caused by overwatering, underwatering, low humidity, or exposure to direct sunlight or cold drafts. Check the soil moisture, adjust watering frequency, and consider misting the leaves or using a humidifier to increase humidity.

    Q: Can I propagate my Fiddle Leaf Fig?
    A: Yes, Fiddle Leaf Figs can be propagated through stem cuttings. Take a cutting with several leaves and nodes, and root it in water or well-draining soil. It can take several weeks to several months for the cutting to develop roots and new growth.

    Q: How often should I fertilize my Fiddle Leaf Fig?
    A: During the growing season, from spring to fall, fertilize the Fiddle Leaf Fig monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer. In the winter, reduce the frequency of fertilization to every other month.

    Q: How do I prevent pests on my Fiddle Leaf Fig?
    A: Regularly inspect the plant for signs of infestation, such as webbing or white powdery residue. Isolate the plant and treat any pests with a gentle insecticide or by wiping down the leaves with a damp cloth. Keep the plant in a clean and well-ventilated area to prevent future infestations.

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