Browning Fiddle Leaf Fig
Can someone help identify what might be thr cause of these brown spots? The plant is fairly new and was growing new leaves but they immediately turned brown and fell off and now some of the older leaves are also turning brown. Help please
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    Paris Lalicata Hi Amber! Since the spots looks more purply/red by the photo it makes me believe its edema. This is a very common ailment for Fiddles and is caused by moisture stress (i.e. under or over watering). Fiddles prefer to be close to a window that receives plenty bright indirect light to full sun, and should be allowed to dry out between waterings. However, the frequency of watering may be increased when the plant is actively growing and receiving optimal light conditions. I would try either increasing the light levels for the plant if you don't believe its receiving enough and start by watering once the soil has dried out completely. It'll be a good routine to check the soil every few days to monitor how fast the plant takes up water! The Fiddle should bounce back in no time once the right balance of care is maintained :)
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      Amber Thank you Paris! I did move it closer to a window and that seems to have helped some. I think it may have been a combination of low light and overwatering. Would you recommend that I cut the browning leaves off? What about repotting?
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        Paris Lalicata You can either trim the leaves to minimize damage which can help enhance the appearance. Or you can allow the leaves to naturally take their course- usually a little Edema never hurt no fig and shouldn't cause the rest of the leaves to decline! My own Fiddle just gave me two new leaves with Edema all over them, but they are still super happy and healthy! In regards to re-potting, is it still in its plastic grow pot? Or is it already planted in a planter, and if so for how long?