Posted 1M ago by @SilkyAntplant

Whatโ€™s wrong with my Fiddle fig plant, All the leaves see...

Last watered 1 month ago
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Iโ€™m sorry your Fiddle leaf Fig is showing signs of stress. ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ Do your plant have drainage or is your plantโ€™s info incomplete? Just like @SilkyAntplant said, no drainage will cause overwatering, root rot, disease and pest infestation.
โš ๏ธ As a precaution, quarantine this plant away from the other plants in your oasis.
๐Ÿ’งThe right side of the leaf is showing signs of bacterial leaf spot, which is a disease caused by overwatering and root rot. Only water a Fiddle Leaf fig when the top one inch of the soil feels dry. One inch = the 1st knuckle on your index finger. If you use the finger-soil test, your plant will have a method of telling you itโ€™s thirsty. ๐Ÿ™ƒ
โ–ซ๏ธThere are several possible reasons your plant is showing signs of stress.
(1) Too much direct sunlight. Sunburn can cause the leaves to develop white spots. This tropical plant thrives in bright indirect light.
(2) Powdery Mildew: This is a fungal infection. Do it look like a white or grayish powdery substance on the leaves? It wipes off easily. Treat your plant with a fungicide, like neem oil or any horticulture insecticide soap and remove the infected leaves.
(3) pest infestation: It could be mealybugs, scale insects or spider mites. Many pests can be forced off your plant by spraying water from a hose or spray bottle on the leaves. Afterwards, spray your plantโ€™s leaves with neem oil.
(4) Fiddle leaf figs are sensitive to the changes in its environment. For example: drafts, sudden drop or rise in temperature.
๐Ÿ™ I hope your plant will make a speedy recovery. Donโ€™t forget to complete your plant information.
@SilkyAntplant I notice your info card says this plant is in a pot with no drainage. It is always best for plants to have holes in their containers so as not to develop root rot. I am not sure whatโ€™s up with your plant but here is a site to check and help with your care of this plant. I hope this will help. neem oil is a great product to use for pest and fungus. It this is the cases
Thanks for B.A vote ๐Ÿ™‚