Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush
|12 to 18" Tall||$29.95|
|3 to 4' Tall||$129.95|
|Espoma Organic Potting Mix||$11.95|
|Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer||$16.95|
|Osmocote Plus Outdoor and Indoor Plant Food||$10.95|
|Mature Height:||6 to 12 feet if un-pruned|
|Mature Width:||6 to 8 feet|
|Indoor Temperature:||60 to 70 F|
|Humidity Level:||Prefers a humid environment, Mist occasionally|
|Water Requirements:||Allow to dry out between watering|
Ficus Lyrata Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush for Sale Online
Fiddle Leaf Fig plant is so trendy, it’s called the “it” plant – and the “it” has nothing to do with technology and everything to do with style. The Ficus lyrata, also known as a Fiddle Leaf Fig is sought after for its big, violin-shaped (that’s a fiddle down south) leaves and ability to take a prominent place in the décor of a big space. Put it in a well-lit room and let it grow. This is the bush form which typically has two to three plants per pot.
Growing Fiddle Leaf Figs Indoors
Placing a little piece of nature inside the house or apartment does not necessarily mean it will be difficult to maintain. Many plants that offer a beautiful and elegant look in the house are also easy to grow, such as fiddle leaf fig (ficus lyrata). Fiddle Leaf Fig is well suited for growing indoors because it does not become excessively large and at the same time remain noticeable. Fiddle Leaf Bush form is grown with multiple "plants" per pot (typically 2 to 3 stems).
If you live in a northern are where you must plant your Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush in a container we suggest first that you select the right size pot with adequate drainage holes. A Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush typically wants to grow in about a 12” diameter pot. A large plastic pot such as the 14" Brunello Planter that is part of our Crescent Collection of Resin Planters. These are ideal because it allows the moisture level of the Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush to be maintained at a constant level between watering. This is very important for proper growing of Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush. Any pot will do however you will need to be sure the pot will drain. We suggest putting a layer of stones or gravel approximately 1 to 1.5 inches thick at the bottom inside of the container you choose. This will allow for proper drainage and assure the drainage holes in the pot do not become blocked over time. Use a soil mix that is lightweight and drains well such as Ocean Forest Potting Mix from Fox Farm. If the mix you choose contains a large proportion of dense, absorbent material, such as peat moss, amend with 1/4-1/3 volume of pine bark. Before you fill the new pot with soil, now is a great time to add BioTone starter fertilizer to the soil mix before planting the Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occuring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungi and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install at our own homes. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.Water in the Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush thoroughly. Once the roots have settled, we prefer using Jacks Classic Houseplant fertilizer. Jacks classic fertilizer is specially blended for houseplants such as a Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush. it is mixed with water and applied to the plant during watering.
Frequently Asked questions
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Cleaning the leaves is an important fiddle leaf plant care step. Its large feathery foliage becomes dusty quite often. to clean the leaves simply place one hand on the underside of the leaf and gently pull a damp cloth over the upper surface of the leave. Use a soft cloth so you will have no worry about scratching the surface of the leaf. After the leaves dry you can give your Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush a glossy look by using Bonide Leaf shine and Moisture Guard. Re-potting a fiddle Leaf Fig Bush: Every 2-3 years repot the Fiddle Leaf Fig Bush or whenever you find that it is root bound, providing a container slightly larger than the previous one.