Ficus Trees

Is Leaf Shedding All Over the Floor Normal for Indoor Fig Tree?


twin added on February 14, 2011 | Answered

THe fig tree is approximately 5 feet tall and is in a large floor pot. It is shedding leaves badly and daily. They are just falling off daily.


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Heather
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Answered on February 15, 2011

It is likely trying to go into dormancy. Even indoors, a fig get cues that it is time to go into dormancy from temps, light levels and humidity. You can stop it by increasing all of these things for the fig tree.

If your fig is a ficus, this article may help as well:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-losing-leaves.htm

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