Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees

OK, yes! The title of this post is too cheesy for words but… I’m currently obsessing over a plant that seems pretty ubiquitous in shelter publications lately: the fiddle leaf fig tree.

Swoon worthy in front of a big window (source?).

Apparently, it is a tropical plant that is easy to care for if you do it properly. It has a big impact, with its large, glossy, dark green leaves, and slender trunk. I think it would be an amazing addition to any living room!

These lovely plant showcased in a lovely ‘undecorated’ room. (source?).

Elle Decor image of a ficus lyrata in a modern style living room.

From the living room of a movie director with a fiddle leaf fig peeking out of the left side of the frame. – via Elle Decor

Of course some people have black thumbs. So, it was great to find there were some good looking faux options available too:

Faux stems from Alice Lane.

For fiddle leaf fig care instructions see Martha Stewart’s gardening section at MSL.

2 thoughts on “Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees

  1. Julie

    Love how dramatic the shape is! Would be a perfect addition to brighten up corners in any space…You’ve got excellent taste!

    Btw, Haute Khuuture just celebrated the 1-year mark and I’m celebrating with a HUGE giveway! Would love to see you stop by when you get a chance!

    Happy Tuesday!


    Haute Khuuture Blog

  2. Jo Post author

    Thanks, Julie. I just noticed them all over the place… and they’ve got so much going for them: great scale, great shape, great color. 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by!

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