Fiddle Leaf Fig

(235 customer reviews)

Scientific Name: Ficus Lyrata

Common Names: Fiddle Leaf Fig, Broadleaf fig, Green fig

Overview: The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a flowering tree that is native to tropic areas of Western Africa. This ornamental tree is characterized by its broad green leaves that resemble a lyre harp or string fiddle. Although they can reach nearly 40 feet in height in their native habitat, they have become popular as an indoor houseplant and will grow to about six foot maximum. Adult trees will produce green fig fruits.

If you are looking for an ornamental tree with a full canopy that will do well in low to mid levels of indirect sunlight indoors or on a patio, the Fiddle Leaf Fig is the choice of plant to purchase.

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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When it comes to indoor trees, the fiddle leaf fig tree is very popular. The reason why it is so popular and loved by plant lovers is because of its incredible aesthetic features. Having a large fiddle leaf fig tree inside your home means you have a distinct and enormous tree indoors. With heavy veins, stocky stems, and violin-shaped leaves, the tree adds a very prominent aesthetic to your room.

It is advisable for homeowners to place the plant at a spot inside the house where it can grow at least six feet tall. The plant can be potted in any area of the house and at any time of the year. It is important to note that this plant is toxic to dogs and cats.

Caring for your Ficus Lyrata, Fiddle Leaf Fig

Since these plants grow in tropical regions, their optimum growing temperature and condition is warm and moist.

Providing them with optimum wet conditions can be difficult indoors but fortunately, like most ficus, the Fiddle Leaf Fig plant is very resilient and can survive slight temperature variations and low water conditions aw well.


Like most plants and trees native to tropical conditions, the fiddle leaf fig cannot tolerate sunlight at high intensities. Putting the plant under direct sunlight will burn the leaves, even for a short period.

It will grow best in bright, filtered light, but handles low light conditions well. The plant may lose leaves in low light conditions as it adapts.


The general rule of thumb when preparing and maintaining the soil for the fiddle leaf fig is to choose a plant potting mix that is best for indoor growth.

Another thing that you can do is make sure that the water drains out well. Having excessive moisture within the roots can be detrimental to the plant’s health.


Even though the fiddle leaf fig tree can withstand conditions that deviate from optimum standards, the soil must be moderately moist and allowed to dry in between waterings.

Keeping the water levels in the soil moderate is incredibly important. Over-watering can cause leaves to fall. On the other hand, underwatering will cause the leaves to wilt and lose their luscious green color.

Not to mention, this plant is very sensitive to high amounts of salt in the soil. Make sure to prevent soil buildup in the plant. One way to do that is by flushing water from the top of the soil until it begins to seep from the bottom of the pot.

Doing this once every month is a way you can replace the water in the soil and remove the buildup of soil.


Fertilizing the fiddle leaf fig tree involves adding nutrient-rich fertilizers during the growing season, which are spring and fall. Over the winters, these plants generally do not require nutrients.

Common Issues

An owner can tell plenty about the problems of a fiddle leaf by looking at the leaves. Any unnecessary spots on the leaf can be an indication that the plant is unhealthy.

The major causes will often range around the sensitivity towards the environment and watering schedule. This plant is vulnerable to fungal and bacterial threats, along with other pests and diseases.

The common indications that make the damage evident for fiddle leaf trees include bleached leaves or brown spots on the leaves. Ultimately, any time the leaves lose their green pigmentation, you can tell that the plant is in dire condition.

Pruning Your Fiddle Leaf

Since this tree can grow rapidly, you will benefit from having the leaves and branches cut every so often. Brown leaves should fall by themselves, be gentle if you pull them off before they fall. To get your plant to branch, prune just above a nodule during the growing season. Fertilizing at the same time will promote branching.


The best way to do this is by using stem-cuttings. This is because it is difficult to propagate fiddle leaf trees with seeds.

Potting / Repotting

Replace any loose soil with new indoor potting mix when repotting your plant. Depending on it’s conditions the growth rate can vary and will determine how often your Fiddle Leaf Fig should be repotted.

Additional information


10a, 10b

Sun Exposure

Medium Shade, Partial Sun

Mature Height

15 ft – 20 ft

235 reviews for Fiddle Leaf Fig

  1. Faith H. (verified owner)

    Beautiful, healthy plant.

  2. Yuliia Lavrenchuk (verified owner)

  3. Lizzie (verified owner)

    very happy plant!

  4. Sandra morgan (verified owner)

    A little nervous for this baby, but I’m excited to see her grow, hopefully 😁

  5. Leah (verified owner)

  6. Sharon Chism (verified owner)

  7. TAKEMA OWENS (verified owner)

  8. Ryan D. (verified owner)

    Arrived looking good but with very dirty leaves.

  9. Alexandra Mitchell (verified owner)

    Love my plant. I had to wait over a month before they would send it because I live in MA. The weather was too cold. Unlike other places that would have just sent it out..I appreciate how much PlantVine genuinely cares about their plants. I will 100% order again. Packaging was great as well…

  10. Olivia (verified owner)

    My plant arrived as scheduled was packaged nicely and is thriving (enjoying its new home 🥰). PlantVine just may be my new go to for houseplants

  11. Michael G. (verified owner)

    I have not received my plant! It was shipped over a week ago and has yet to arrive. I’m afraid it is now injured the due to a protracted transport.

  12. Marina Crouse (verified owner)

    I ordered what was supposed to be a medium sized plant, and when it arrived – more than a month late- it was very small. I ordered 2 medium sized fiddle leaf plants and they each only had like 4-5 leaves on them. These are nothing like what was advertised to me. Even the photo you have in the survey is more than triple the size of what I got. I feel like I was completely ripped off.

  13. Brittney B. (verified owner)

  14. Carol Shafton (verified owner)

    I have not received this plant yet. Please send. Carol Shafton

  15. STEPHANIE (verified owner)

    Beautiful and doing well

  16. Jennifer O’Keefe (verified owner)


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  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Well packaged. Beautiful plant.

  19. Barbara B. (verified owner)

    Beautiful tree delivered in perfect condition

  20. Julie C. (verified owner)

    Amazing plant! Healthy. Quick shipment. Size for the price is UNBEATABLE!!!!

  21. Gloria Johnson (verified owner)

    Purchased the fiddle leaf fig as a Birthday gift for my Son. Even though it was supposed to be delivered on Saturday, For reasons unknown FedEx didn’t deliver until Tuesday ((It was delayed twice), It arrived looking beautiful. A couple of droopy leaves, but With a little water and sun, hopefully they will bounce back quickly.

  22. Cori B. (verified owner)

    Love it

  23. Samona (verified owner)

  24. Estelle B. (verified owner)

    Very Nice

  25. Jysley (verified owner)

    The first shipment was damaged by FedEx, Plantvine sent a replacement and it arrived in good condition. Looking forward to seeing this beauty grow!

  26. Anonymous (verified owner)

    A very happy and healthy plant

  27. Anonymous (verified owner)

    It was wrapped and packaged very throughly, the shippers left the box upside down at my door and the thing was in great shape despite it

  28. Windy L. (verified owner)

    All of my plants arrived in amazing condition!! This one is big and beautiful

  29. Samantha (verified owner)

  30. Kari M. (verified owner)

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Why others chose the Fiddle Leaf Fig

I wanted a plant for my living room. And this one is perfect.

Purchased this plant for my wife for Mother's Day!

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is a beautiful plant. Easy to take care of. It will be a great addition in my Kitchen or room.

Love it for interior design will look great with living room decor.

Bought one for myself another as a housewarming gift for a friend!

My last fiddle leaf died, so we're trying again!

Need a large pretty plant that is hearty in varied light.

I had a great experience with my last order

Big and beautiful classic tree. You have to have a fiddle leaf fig.

I have been growing one already for my sister in law as a housewarming gift and have fallen in love with it so now I MUST have one of my own.

Looks awsome in a conner of a room

I love Plants!

Beautiful large leaves to make a room look more lively.

Beautiful large leaves to make a room look more lively.

I love this plant. I need One Down stairs.

I moved to a new house and my fiddle leaf fig loves it here so I am ordering another.

I bought this plant because on how healthy they all look!

Pet friendly

beautiful and sculptural to add to a space

I love this challenge. I prefer the bush as my house is small and I think a tree would be overkill

I love this challenge. I prefer the bush as my house is small and I think a tree would be overkill

To cheer my friend who is recovering from surgey

Bring some life into the apartment

Gift for my daughters new home.

wanted to attempt to grow a tree

it's a beautiful plant!

I wanted something to bring life to my room and create my own personal oasis.

I recently purchased an XL Fiddle Leaf Fig bush from Plantvine and it is thriving. It arrived well packed and healthy. I've purchased from two other online retailers and have been disappointed (poor packaging/unhealthy trees with dead leaves). Plantvine exceeded my expectations. My sister visited this week and commented on how much she loved my tree - so I am sending her one! If you're browsing the internet trying to find a good source - use Plantvine...highly recommend.

Love this plant for a modern look in an apartment!

Foliage for home

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