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Fiddle leaf fig

Ficus lyrata

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Impressive large dark green leaves make the Fiddle Leaf Fig a popular house and office plant. It naturally grows in forests in Western Africa, making them ideal to grow indoors. In nature, the Fiddle leaf fig will often start as an epiphyte on a branch of a tree, send down roots to settle and strangle the original host tree by growing around the trunk...

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Not usually harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Make leaf cuttings androot in moist and humid enviroment.

Special features

Indoor plant
Impressive evergreen leaves makes them a popular choice for office or home plants.
Pot plant
Happily grows inside a pot.
Hedge plant
Can be used as an effective screen.

Geography

Origin
Western Africa
Natural climate
Tropical forests

Environment

Light
Full Shade
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Personality

Family
Moraceae
Flower colour
Greenish white
Scent
None

Problems

Problem free.

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