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Why are leaves falling off my ficus tree?

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Ficus trees typically drop leaves for a few reasons. According to Plant Care Today, ficus trees most often drop leaves due to overwatering or underwatering, environmental changes, seasonal changes and pest infestations.

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Ficus trees can be fickle when it comes to care. If a ficus tree resides in a sunny area, it is important to give it an adequate amount of water. For ficus trees that are placed in areas with less light, less water is ideal. Moving a ficus tree from outdoors to indoors can also cause leaves to drop. Plant Care Today recommends placing ficus trees in bright areas, and creating a stable care schedule that involves feeding and watering the trees at the same time each day.

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