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Plant Care 101: How to Care for Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree

Plant Care 101: How to Care for Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree

There’s nothing more frustrating than buying a new plant and not reaping the benefits or results because of higher maintenance needs or unexpected weather. With most plants, it seems like a green thumb is required to keep them happy and healthy since plant care can seem so complicated. But anybody can be a plant person with the right pick. Enter the Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree.

The Fiddle-Leaf is not only an eye-catching, bountiful tree, but it’s also hassle-free. Low-maintenance and luxuriant? It seems almost too good to be true. But with well-maintained, naturally nurtured plants from, you don’t need a green thumb for plant care. And the Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree is no exception.

What is the Fiddle-Leaf Fig?

Fiddle-Leaf Fig TreeDubbed the “It” tree of the design world by the New York Times, the Fiddle-Leaf Fig is rising the ranks, becoming the most coveted house plant of the decade. Large, glossy violin-shaped leaves are its standout feature and namesake, which contrast perfectly against a thin, svelte trunk. This whimsically classic tree adds instant style to any room in your house. And plant care for this favorite is almost an afterthought because it’s so simple.

But What Makes the Fiddle-Leaf So Great?

A mature height of 6-10 feet translates to textural drama and contrast in any space. Originally grown under the canopy of the African rainforests, the voluminous Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree fits in perfectly with the natural, indirect light of your home. A columnar, sculptural silhouette lends volume to your space without looking busy or bushy.



I’m Sold. How Do I Keep the Fig Alive?

Adaptability is the main attraction of the Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree. How easy is the Fiddle-Leaf’s maintenance? This fresh house plant tells you what it needs so that plant care is even more simple. Pay attention to the leaves’ overall hue to know if you’re watering correctly: if your Fiddle-Leaf doesn’t get enough water, any new leaves could turn brown and drop; if the plant is overwatered, the oldest leaves (towards the base of the plant) could turn brown and fall. 

Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree thrives in indirect but bright light. The best place for your plant? Near an East-facing window free from drafts. Cold, dry air from an AC or window/door will be harmful to your tree. Fiddle-Leaf Fig Trees acclimate well to nearly any space, but avoid moving the tree frequently.

Conclusion: Plant Care is Effortless with the Fiddle-Leaf Fig

Durable and dimensional, this lush green house plant makes a sleek statement with an easy twist. Plant care is as easy as 1-2-3 with this indoor plant – it’s a natural work of art with equal parts negative space and dense leaves for a beautifully balanced look. Order yours today and find out what the Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree is all about!

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