Be aware that, because the ficus is sensitive to change, it.
Jan 19, emPhoto: Steve Bender/em. Here is a list of common reasons a ficus tree drops its leaves. 1. You bought it at a greenhouse and brought it home. See, a ficus tree hates change. And in your house, it finds dimmer light and lower humidity than in the shrubnotch.club: Steve Bender. Jun 21, Weeping fig thrips typically feed on the new leaves and cause them to fold onto themselves, covering the thrips.
Leaf Spot There are a number of different species of leaf spot that ficus plants are susceptible to.
The feeding causes blotches on the leaves and can lead to pre-mature leaf drop. Chemical control is difficult but professionals have chemicals available with the appropriate pesticide shrubnotch.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. Aug 27, There are several common reasons for your Ficus tree to drop leaves: Change in the environment. The most common causes are sudden changes in water, lighting and fertilizing.
Overwatering or underwatering. If the plant receives too much or too little water it can be harmful to the plant and cause leaves to drop. Insects and other shrubnotch.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins. Sep 21, During the winter months, when light weakens, you may need to move your ficus to a stronger light.
Be aware that, because the ficus is sensitive to change, it may drop leaves when you first move it, but it will recover in thirty to sixty days. Ficus trees are popular indoor plants. The third and very common cause of a fiddle leaf fig dropping leaves is due to root rot, often stemming from a combination of too much water and not enough light.
The telltale sign in this situation is brown or black spots on the leaves. If your plant has dropped spotted leaves, take a look at your drainage and lighting situation pronto.