But what do you do if your fiddle leaf fig is.
May 23, Leaf Drop From Dry Conditions – under watering. The 2nd major cause of leaf decrease in a fiddle leaf fig is from dryness. Lack of watering as well as extremely dry air can cause a fiddle leaf fig to drop leaves. Take care not to put your plant in direct sun or near a home heating air vent, where it is blasted with completely dry air routinely.
Fiddle leaf figs do not such as drafts, so selecting a spot Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Mar 15, It’s normal for a fiddle leaf fig to lose a couple of leaves at the bottom but excessive leaf dropping is not normal. If your fig tree is losing leaves, evaluate all the possible causes. First, bear in mind that this tree doesn’t like change. After buying your Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
The #1 sign of health problems in fiddle leaf figs is brown spots, so if your tree is dropping lower leaves that are generally unblemished- no brown spots or dots, and little to no crispiness- it’s probably normal, healthy leaf drop and doesn’t signal a larger issue. Dropped leaves may be a little yellow. Brown spots on the bottom leaves of a fiddle leaf fig often indicate root rot.
The thing is that for situations like these where there is suspected overwatering, normally I recommend taking the plant out of the container and checking out the roots.
Spreading black or dark brown spots followed by leaf drop commonly indicate root rot. Black or brown spots spreading from the base of the leaf show root rot originating from deep within the plant.
Fiddle Leaf Fig Brown Spots From Bacterial Infection. Mar 08, The fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) is a popular indoor specimen plant featuring very large, heavily veined, violin-shaped leaves that grow upright. These plants are native to tropical parts of Africa, where they thrive in very warm and wet conditions.
This makes them somewhat challenging for the home grower, who is likely to have trouble duplicating these steamy conditions. Jan 25, An antique cane back chair, modern white side table and fiddle leaf fig tree create an inviting, eclectic corner sitting area. From: Blackband Design Photo by: Tessa Neustadt Tessa Neustadt. Tip: The drive home and relocation process may put your plant into shock, but you likely won't notice it for a month or two.
If leaves start to look brown.