Why Lower Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Exist Before deciding when to hack those bottom leaves away, you should know what they do. Lower foliage serves the same purpose as that bright, new, beautiful upper growth: the leaves work to combine that green chlorophyll (“the meat of the leaves”) with sunshine, carbon dioxide and water to create […]

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When fiddle leaf figs (and many other plants) develop problems, the main place it shows up is the leaves.  Root rot, underwatering, sunburn, fungus, bacterial infections, insects, and lack of humidity can all damage the leaves and form brown spots, yellowing, or holes.  The trouble is, what do you do with those damaged leaves? Will […]

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