Daily Delight

I’ve had my eye on fiddle leaf figs for quite some time now, but their notoriously temperamental nature kept me at bay. Every article I see about fiddle leaf figs, I read. I think it was a case of knowing so much that it confuses me. Furthermore, they are usually sold in tree form, which are bigger and more expensive. Too pricy for me.

Or so I thought. Then I walked into Walmart the other day to visit their pharmacy, and this baby fiddle sat on a spring display, looking radiant, but more importantly, possible. Because it’s so small, it was a very reasonable price, and I just couldn’t walk past without taking a look. There were several, but this beauty had the most healthy, upright leaves. I heard a very dramatic declaration, “IT’S TIME” in my head, and I decided to take a chance.

That was about a week ago, and I’m happy to report she’s doing well by our sunniest southern window. The leaves have spread out a bit and are already reaching towards the window. I named her Fiona the Fig Tree, and we’re in love. Colm calls her a fiddly fig, which is way more fun. Whatever we call her, look how photogenic this girl is!

Wish me luck!

xMaegan

I'd love to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.