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My Potted Outdoor Fig Has Started to Drop Its Leaves

trevona added on August 4, 2012 | Answered

My potted outdoor fig has started to drop its leaves and they have turned yellow.

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Answered on August 4, 2012

Yellow leaves normally signal stress, likely a watering issue. Those in pots require additional watering, at least twice a day, in temps over 85 F. This article may help:

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Answered on August 4, 2012

I had the same problem with my fig; I was overwatering, and also moved it from full sun all day to filtered sun (95+ degrees was stressing it) It is now growing new leaves and looks much better.

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