Extreme Ficus Leaf Loss: Home Edition


Ficus trees are infamous for losing leaves with just the slightest provocation- like experiencing a small draft, being moved, over or under watering… or being in the same room as a viewing of one of those Brendan Frasier Mummy movies. But what can be causing THIS Ficus to loose leaves?

Yes, it IS hard to tell from this cruddy photo that this is a fake Ficus- a fake Ficus that is losing its leaves. Perhaps a little TOO realistic? Real Ficus plants bounce back from leaf loss, I am afraid that this one won’t be doing any bouncing anytime soon! Except when it hits the dumpster…
And no, this wasn’t taken at my house…I don’t "do" fake plants. Do you?
Forum yo.

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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens. She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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