One of the more majestic members of the ficus family. Their deep green violin-shaped leaves are perfect for adding a little extra drama to your space. Popular amongst interior decorators they can often be found gracing the pages of home & gardening magazines. The Fiddle Leaf Fig is the cranky old man of the plant world. They know what they like and prefer a routine, anything outside of that is unacceptable... Rest assured once you have them figured out, they become quite easy to care for.
Grow Pot Size: 4”, 6”, and 10”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 8-60” depending on grow pot size
Plant Care Level: Medium to Difficult
They know what they like and prefer a routine, anything outside of that is unacceptable... Rest assured once you have them figured out, they become quite easy to care for.
Ficus Lyrata Care Tips
Other Common Names: Ficus Fiddle Leaf, FLF, FFL
Binomial Name: Ficus lyrata
Care Level: Medium to Difficult
Light: Bright, indirect light with at least 4 hours of direct sunlight
Water: Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Ficus Lyrata Story
Where is it from?
The Ficus Lyrata is native to the tropical rainforest of West Africa.
Who is the Ficus Lyrata?
The Ficus Lyrata received its name from the large, fiddle-shaped leaves that the plant boasts. It’s hard to miss those enormous leaves!
Good For You!
Ficus plants make excellent additions to bedrooms with their expansiveness. They can create an instant jungle! Ficus plants are known for their air-purifying properties. Place this plant in your home and enjoy the benefits of fresh, clean air.
Is the Ficus Lyrata Fiddle Leaf Fig the right plant for me?
The Ficus Lyrata Fiddle Leaf Fig needs more attention than most house plants. If you have a large window that receives direct morning sunlight, you have the perfect spot for the Fig! Since the leaves become quite large there is an increased need for dusting and providing additional care that you may not need to give to your other plant friends.
Thankfully, once you have found that perfect spot for your Fiddle Leaf Fig and you’ve mastered the care, you’ll have this plant for many years to come. It will quickly become a large design staple in your home.
Pet Friendly: The Ficus family is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: A large Ficus in the living room is an absolute staple, add the plant to your bedroom, or add this beauty to your office.