How To Grow And Care For Fiddle-Leaf Fig - Martin Baker Orthodontist

How to grow and care for fiddleleaf fig

This fig can be grown if you have a window that gets good morning light when planted in good soil and given regular irrigation it will grow to a height of six to ten feet with little trouble and fairly quickly people and pets should not handle fiddleleaf figs

Fiddleleaf fig care to get filtered light put your plant next to a window use highquality soil for houseplants and annually repot young trees

Aim to maintain a moderately wet soil while avoiding overwatering increase the primary stems support turn the container every few days so that the sunlight is shining on all of the leaves

To increase photosynthesis dust the leaves every few weeks with a moist cloth as leaves emerge trim those that are damaged or dead

Light bright indirect light is ideal for the growth and aesthetics of fiddleleaf figs leaves can get burned by direct sunlight especially in the afternoon

Water fiddleleaf figs prefer soil that has a reasonable level of moisture the plants leaves will wilt and turn a dull green color if it doesnt receive enough water if you give it too much water it could rot its roots and drop leaves

Temperature and humidity it is sufficient to maintain average home temperatures between 60°f and 85°f at reasonably constant levels aim for a humidity level of between thirty and sixtyfive percent and give your plant enough room to breathe

Fertilizer during the growing season feed with a highnitrogen plant food once a month a suitable option is an npk 16511 which has a threetoone nitrogen to phosphorus ratio for houseplants you can use liquid fertilizers such as those made especially for fiddleleaf figs or watersoluble pellets