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Fiddle-Leaf Fig

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  • Can Be Grown Indoors Or Outside in Zones 10 - 12
  • Large Dark Green Veined Leaves
  • Tough Houseplant That Can Adapt To Many Locations
  • Requires Bright Indirect Sunlight

Add drama and life to any room of your home with a Fiddle-Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata). The upright plant has large veined leaves that add a tropical effect to your plant room or décor. It's native to the Western Africa tropics, but makes a striking indoor plant in any climate. The fig is a tough houseplant that can adapt to most conditions and serve as an indoor focal point or screen in your decor.

The name for Fiddle-Leaf Fig comes from the violin shape of its large dark green leaves. A fan of tropical conditions, the fig loves bright light and the comfortable warm, humid air of most homes. Its dark waxy leaves stand out against a light-colored wall. Fiddle-Leaf Fig grows quickly, up to a foot or two per year to a mature height of nearly 6 feet. It can survive outdoors in zones 10 through 12.

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Care

Plant Fiddle-Leaf Fig in a large container (nearly 12 inches diameter and 10 inches tall). Place your container at least 4 to 8 feet from a window, so the plant receives bright but indirect light. Rotate your container a quarter-turn or so each month to give all sides of the plant sun exposure and keep growth even. Allow the fig to dry a little between watering and give it lukewarm water when the container soil feels dry about an inch down. The fig only needs occasional pruning to remove damaged leaves.

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Location

Fiddle-Leaf Figs do best in windows that face South or East and in West-facing windows as long as they don't get too much direct sun. North-facing windows probably will not provide enough light.

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Plant Facts

Light Requirement: Bright Indirect Light
Maintenance: Medium
Watering: Medium
Height: 6 Feet Tall
Spread: 4 Feet Wide
Habit: Upright
Foliage Color(s): Dark Green
Flower Color: N/A
Bloom Period: N/A
Scientific Name: Ficus lyrata
Common Name: Fiddle-Leaf Fig

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Fiddle-Leaf Fig Show Reviews

  • 5
    statement piece

    Posted by ToniTone on Feb 17th 2020

    I bought this last year to go into my modern style home. It was small at first, but quick great and is now a great statement piece in my living room. Very happy with my purchase. I see these all over Facebook, and I'm glad I found this to buy online because my local stores didn't offer it!