What time is appropriate to add fertilizer to a fiddle fig tree?

What time is appropriate to add fertilizer to a fiddle fig tree?

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  1. As an interior landscaper, I’ve cared for probably hundreds of fiddle leaf figs – Ficus lyrata. Here are some of the things I learned about them –
    Allow the soil to get to the slightly-damp to almot-dry stage between waterings, and make sure it’s that way all the way to the bottom of the pot, not just on the surface. Best way is to check moisture with a long wooden probe, or an electronic moisture meter. Marlie Graves’s answer to How often should I water my houseplants?
    As with most interior potted plants, home hobbyists tend to overfertilize. For a FLF in high indoor light (close to a south or west window; less light and they will probably struggle and lose many of their leaves) fertilizing 2 to 4 times a year is sufficient – less in lower light, more in higher light. Use a type of fertilizer made to be mixed with water, and mix it at 1/2 strength the package directions. Best fertilizer is one with a 3–1–2 formulation, with trace elements added.
    Despite the fact that they are native to jungles, they will do fine in the temperatures and humidity of our interiors, without any special humidifying necessary. This is one of the traits of commonly used interior plants.

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  2. These are usually houseplants, if you mean the fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata). I’d use water-soluble fertilizer diluted 1:20 every time I watered, since the growing season is year-round for houseplants. Let the soil dry to the touch between waterings. More important than fertilizer or water to these guys, though, is humidity (between 30 and 60 percent – most households have humidity about 10 percent!) it’s probably best to invest in a humidifier, not fertilizer, if you have one of these fellows who’s faltering.
    If you live in dry climate, this is especially important (you might get away with the pebbles-in-a-dish approach where you place the plant in its saucer filled with pebbles and water to increase the ambient humidity, but you need to keep the water topped up constantly which is a PITA for most people, plus it can attract bugs).

    What time is appropriate to add fertilizer to a fiddle fig tree?

    Happy fiddle-leaf fig.

    What time is appropriate to add fertilizer to a fiddle fig tree?

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