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Fittonia albivenis


Fittonia originate in South America, mostly found in Peru. They grow in tropical rainforests as ground cover under canopies of trees. Because of this, they stay relatively small and prefer indirect light. They can be pruned to stay small if you prefer not to repot it into a larger pot.


 Benifits: Air purification

Fittonia (Nerve Plant)

  • Temperature: 60F - 70F

    Light: Bright filtered light - Direct sunlight will scorch the leaves, turning them brown and crispy.  Lower light can cause it to lose some of its vibrant color  Humidity: 60 - 80%

    Size and Growth: 3–6 in. tall, 12-18 in. wide 

    Water and Fertilizer: Moist but well-drained. Fertilize every month in spring and summer with  5-5-5 half diluted fertilizer

    Grooming: Prune if stems get too long or scragg

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