Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

Ficus lyrata

Growzone: 9-11

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is lush, tall, columnar and sculptural and it’s the ‘it" plant right now with interior design trends. This tough plant adapts easily to conditions and once acclimated it can grow to 6 feet or taller. Ficus lyrata, or Fiddle Leaf Figs perform well indoors with bright direct or indirect light. 
Size Price Quantity
10" tall $19.95
18-24" tall $42.95
2.5 to 3' Tall $89.95
3' to 4' Tall $94.95
4' to 5' Tall $189.95
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Ficus Lyrata, or Fiddle Leaf Figs perform well indoors with bright indirect light or direct filtered light. Structural, dramatic and elegant, Fiddle Leaf Figs are beautiful plants. This plant can be kept as a tree with a clear trunk between the foliage and the soil line, or can be kept as a bush with large leaves from the soil line to the top of the plant. Our plants have been trained into a tree form. The Large, violin shaped green leaves are glossy and thick, almost leathery.

Relative to other houseplants, Fiddle Leaf Figs grow slowly, producing a few leaves from the center of the plant. In order to encourage branching and lower foliage, the growing tips of the plant can be trimmed. Snip the branches just above where the leaf meets the stem. The idea is to remove less than 8 or 10 inches of the stem with sharp pruners. In summer or where hardy, Fiddle Leaf Figs can be placed outside for a summer vacation. However, they need to be transitioned to handle full sun (you cannot move a plant from indoors to full sun; the leaves will burn turning brown). To transition, try placing the plant facing window with a decent amount of sun exposure to acclimate.

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is total eye candy! This fiddle leaf fig is lush, tall, columnar and sculptural and it’s the ‘it" plant right now. This tough plant adapts easily to conditions and once acclimated it can grow to 6 feet or taller. This trend setting plant makes for the perfect addition to your home. Fiddle leaf fig trees or "standards" are grown with one plant per pot and the lower leaves are removed to expose the stem. Occasionally, you should remove leaves on the stem to expose more of the trunk as the plant continues to grow to keep it's form.

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Botanical Names

Ficus lyrata
Ficus pandurata

Common Name

Fiddle Leaf Fig

History

Originally from Africa between Cameroon and Sierra Leone, Fiddle Leaf Figs are used to a warm, slightly humid, shady environment. They typically grow in the understory of the rainforest, and have a very routine environment. Few drastic changes in temperature, humidity, water or light which is an idea that should be transferred when thinking about the best location for the Fiddle Leaf Fig indoors. Reaching huge popularity recently, Fiddle Leaf Figs have been commercially available for some time. The Fiddle Leaf Fig has earned the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. Ficus Lyrata is the Latin name for Fiddle Leaf Fig. Ficus refers to Ficus carica, the name for an edible fig. Lyrata means like a lyre, similar to the fiddle or lyre shaped leaves.