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Fiddle-leaf Fig (Ficus Lyrata) Ficus lyrata Warb

Born in The Tropical Forest

Native to western Africa, Fiddle-leaf Fig (Ficus Lyrata) grows up to 15 meters tall and is a popular ornamental tree in subtropical and tropical gardens. In moderate climate, fiddle-leaf fig is a houseplant where it grows shorter and doesn’t flower or fruit. 

Impressive but Tricky in Less Experienced Hands

Despite popularity, Fiddle-leaf Fig can be tricky to grow and requires specialist knowledge and care to maintain it’s large, impressive, shiny leaves. It doesn’t respond well to being moved and doesn’t tolerate cold temperatures. Fiddle-leaf fig requires bright spot and proper drainage.  

Once placed in the right space, fiddle-leaf dig makes a great office plant, as its preferable temperature range oscillates between 18 and 24 degrees Celsius.

Aztec Experience with Ficus Lyrata

Fiddle-leaf fig is one of the trending plants. Many of our customers enjoy its impressive large leaves, which create a great statement piece in office or atrium. Aztec technicians survey the site first to find the perfect space for it and with a proper care, Ficus Lyrata will thrive for many years. 

Fiddle-leaf fig may need to be replanted to a bigger container every few years, as it naturally wants to become larger, so it needs specialist pruning and it’s best kept as a floor-standing office plant. 

Fiddle-leaf Fig Key Characteristics for Office





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