Quick Care Guide
Soil: Rich, well drained peaty soil.
Water: As a guide half a litre once a week. Fiddle Leaf Figs are highly sensitive to over and underwatering so it’s key you figure out what works best for your plant.
Light: Bright consistent light but avoid direct sunlight. Keep leaves clean to encourage photosynthesis.
Temperature: Requires consistent temperatures so avoid placing in areas that are exposed to drafts.
Fertilizer: Control release fertilizer in spring. Or water soluble fertilizer every month in growing season.
Pruning: Use secateurs or sharp scissors to remove brown or discoloured leaves.
Propagation: Tip cuttings during growing season.
Did you know?
The Fiddle Leaf Fig plant has large waxy leaves that are shaped as violins, and, it is this distinguishing feature from which it takes its name.
It originates in Central and West Africa low-land rainforest. It’s for this reason that it loves tropical, warm temperate climates.
The upright plant can grow exceedingly tall indoors – up to 6ft high.
While the Fiddle Leaf Fig plant is an adaptable houseplant, it is super sensitive to water, exposure to cold air and the correct light