Why Are My Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves Upright?

One common cause of a leaning fiddle leaf fig is low light. Fiddle leaf figs love bright light and thrive when they get sufficient sunlight. Fiddle leaf figs are native to Southern Africa’s rainforests, where they get a lot of light throughout the day.

How do you straighten a fiddle leaf fig?

How to Stake a Fiddle Leaf Tree to Grow Straight. If you need a quick fix to save a floppy fiddle leaf fig, you can stake the trunk to keep it upright. This isn't a long-term solution by any means, because staking will give your tree no reason to grow stronger in order to support itself.

Why do fig tree leaves curl up?

Leaf curl in figs is caused by lack of moisture or Taphrina deformans, a fungus that curls the leaves of peach, nectarine, almond, fig and other ornamental fruit trees.

Do fiddle leaf figs regrow bottom leaves?

Fiddle Leaf Figs do not regrow lost leaves the way the Rubber Plants can. So keeping them healthy is super important because once the leaf is gone, it's gone.

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