Ficus lyrata (Fiddle Leaf Fig)
- Botanical Name: Ficus lyrata
- Common Name(s): Fiddle-leaf Fig, Banjo Fig
Native to tropical western Africa, Ficus lyrata, commonly known as the fiddle-leaf fig, has very large green leaves with a leather-like texture. Although Ficus lyrata grows naturally in lowland tropical forests it can thrive in a large range of environments. Place in bright indirect sunlight, on the ground where it can grow up to 6' tall. Keep soil moist. Toxic to pets if ingested.
Water: Medium - top layer should be dry
Light: Part sun
* Sensitive to draft
* Toxic to pets!