Can I Save My Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant?

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Q: Help! I've had my fiddle leaf fig for about three months, and a few weeks after I got it, it started losing leaves. I have it in indirect sunlight for most of the day and water it only when dry (every week and a half), but still every few days, a leaf falls off (usually the leaves farthest down the plant). The leaves are spotted with dry, brown patches. What am I doing wrong!? Any ideas on how to save it?

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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