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Too little light – Another reason for ficus tree leaves falling off is that the tree is getting too little light.
Often, a ficus tree that is getting too little light will look sparse and spindly. New leaves may also appear pale or even white. In this case, you should move the ficus tree to a location where it will get more light. When this happens, the leaves often fall off yellow like those above. Solving the Problem The easiest solution to a sickly ficus tree like this is to throw it out and replace it with one of its easy-to-grow relatives, like fiddleleaf fig (Ficus lyrata), rubber plant (Ficus elastica), or"Alii' banana leaf fig Estimated Reading Time: clauser tree removal mins.
This is the most common problem people experience with their ficus tree. This is usually caused by a change in temperature. If you have a ficus tree that you move from a patio to the indoors, or vice versa, you may have noticed leaf drop. It can also occur in the fall in cooler areas when people begin heating their homes again. It’s not unusual for plants to drop upwards of 20% of their foliage when trying to adjust to changing conditions brought on by abiotic or biotic stressors.
Variations in watering, light exposure, and temperature, as well as pest and disease problems are the most common stressors triggering leaves to drop from stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. 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 ficus bush is falling over can be harmful to the plant and cause leaves to stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.