Dying Banana-leaf fig?

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Fri Aug 18 16:06:46 EST 2000


It's losing leaves adapted to its former light condition and growing
new ones.  Figs are famous for this.

M. Reed

Andreas Krull wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I bought a healthy looking banana-leaf fig tree 2 month ago for indoors.
> Since then it has been loosing 10-15 leafs a day, but, on the other
> hand, is growing plenty of new leafs.
> It's in a medium-bright environment with average humidity. I put it in a
> new soilless mix + fertilizer and water it once a week.
> Could the lose of leaves be secondary to bad treatment prior to me
> buying it or am I doing something wrong?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Andreas






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