Close up of green fiddle-leaf fig plants.

Fiddle-Leaf Fig

If you’re lucky enough to have a fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) in your home, you know what an impressive specimen it can be. With its large, deeply lobed leaves, it’s definitely a showstopper. But growing and caring for these plants can be a bit tricky. In our guides down below, we provide information on how to make your fiddle-leaf fig thrive, propagation tips, and other care tips.

How to Grow and Care for Fiddle-Leaf Fig

Top down views of the green leaves of several fiddle leaf fig plants.

Fiddle-leaf fig trees make a stunning addition to indoor spaces with their architectural shape. But they can be fussy, and seem to drop their leaves and turn brown at the drop of a hat. Don’t let their finicky nature put you off or turn you into a frustrated plant parent. This guide will set you on the right path.

How and When to Prune Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig

A close up horizontal image of the foliage of a fiddle-leaf fig in a pot indoors.

If you love your fiddle-leaf fig but also feel a little intimidated by it, you’re not alone. It’s a notoriously finicky plant, and when it comes to pruning, the task can feel impossible. But pruning your fiddle-leaf fig is an important part of its care, and it’s not difficult to do. Learn all about it now in our guide.