Answer: Most often, loss of leaves is related to either over or underwatering. The soil should be allowed to dry somewhat between thorough waterings. When you water, make sure the water soaks into the soil and is not running out between the soil and the side of the pot. If there is a saucer under the pot, empty it after watering and after rain. During excessively rainy periods you may want to shield the plant so it is not over watered.
You would also fertilize regularly with a water soluble fertilizer such as 10-10-10 plus minors per the label directions.
Your fig tree needs a full sun location, with sun all day long.
Since this is a new plant, you might also consult with your retailer.
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