Fiddle Leaf Fig

The Fiddle Leaf Fig, scientifically known as Ficus lyrata, is a stunning member of the Ficus genus, native to the tropical rainforests of West Africa. Its defining feature is its broad, violin-shaped leaves that can grow up to 18 inches long and 12 inches wide. These glossy, dark green leaves are deeply veined, creating a visually captivating texture that adds depth and dimension to the plant’s overall appearance. The Fiddle Leaf Fig grows upright with a thick trunk, making it resemble a small tree when mature. In its natural habitat, it produces small, inedible fig-like fruits, although this is rare in indoor settings. Whether placed in a living room, office, or foyer, the Fiddle Leaf Fig elevates any space with its natural charm and timeless allure.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Fiddle Leaf Fig

Latin Name (Plants only)

Ficus lyrata


Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water your Fiddle Leaf Fig when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and allow any excess water to drain away freely. Adjust watering frequency based on environmental conditions and the plant's specific needs.


Fiddle Leaf Figs thrive in moderate to high humidity environments. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidifier, or placing the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water. Adequate humidity levels will help prevent leaf browning and promote healthy growth.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed, Wear gloves when pruning due to toxic sap.


Maintain a warm environment with temperatures between 16-24°C. Protect the plant from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Light Requirements

Provide bright, indirect light for your Fiddle Leaf Fig to promote healthy growth and lush foliage. Place it near a north or east-facing window where it can receive filtered sunlight throughout the day. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

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