Transform Your Home Into a Tropical Oasis: Fiddle Leaf Fig



Searching for a way to bring a bit of the tropics into your home? The Fiddle Leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) is just what you need. With its large, glossy leaves and striking silhouette, the fiddle leaf fig is a stunning addition to any room.

Not only is it a  beautiful plant, but it’s also relatively easy to care for with little effort. We’ll review all the necessary steps to cultivate and care for your Fiddle Leaf fig, ensuring it will stay  in top condition for many years.

Origin and Rise in Popularity

Fiddle Leaf fig is native to the West Africa tropical rainforests, where it flourishes as a large tree. It became accessible to the Western world in the late 1800s, and has since earned fame as a beloved houseplant for its large, lustrous leaves and for being low maintenance.

Where to Place Your Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant

When choosing a spot for your fiddle leaf fig plant, it’s important to remember that these plants prefer bright, indirect light. It is advised to keep your houseplant away from direct sunlight, as the leaves may display signs of yellowing and scorch if exposed to too much sun.

Temperature and Humidity Levels

In addition to light, Fiddle Leaf figs also thrive in warm, humid environments. These plants are native to tropical rainforests, so they prefer temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C) and high humidity levels.

Soil and Watering

The key to successful fiddle leaf fig care is getting the watering and soil right. These plants prefer well-draining soil that’s rich in organic matter.

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