Nov 03, One of the first and most common signs of trouble in a fiddle leaf fig tree is dropping leaves. Ficus plants, in general, are prone to leaf loss when they’re stressed, but for the ficus lyrata (fiddle leaf fig), dropping leaves means the plant needs help quickly.
Because fiddle leaf fig leaves are so large, it can take months or years to. Mar 15, Fig Tree Leaves Turning White. White areas your fiddle fig’s leaves generally indicate one of two issues: Mildew or sunburn.
Mildew Infection. Sometimes a fig’s stems and/or leaves start “growing” a white powder. While this is often mistaken for mold, it’s actually a Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Apr 12, Fiddle leaf fig dropping leaves. If your fiddle leaf fig is losing leaves that turned brown or black before they fell off, scroll up to go to the section on problems with leaf browning or blackening. If they’re just dropping after having started to droop or are falling off while they still look completely healthy, stay treecut.buzzted Reading Time: 11 mins.
Mar 11, Tips to Revive a Dead Fiddle Leaf Fig. First, start by pruning any dead or damaged leaves and stems. Learn more about pruning here. (And this applies to any plant. Once a leaf or growth turns brown, remove it so it doesn’t drain resources from the rest of the plant.) Then try some of my favorite tricks for bringing a plant back to life.
Feb 18, It could be a year before a recovering fiddle-leaf fig tree starts to look really good again. Secret No. 3: If the stalk is shriveled, it’s too far gone to save. But if it’s still hard and strong, it can recover. Again, give it time. Secret No. 4: Don’t pull off leaves.