Fittonia (nerve plant) is a genus of flowering plants in the acanthus family Acanthaceae, native to tropical rainforests in South America, mainly Peru. They bear lush green leaves with accented veins of white to deep pink and have a short fuzz covering their stems. Small buds may appear after a time when the stem splits into leaves. Flowers are small with a white to off-white color. Without water for a few days, this plant is known to "faint" but is easily revived with a quick watering. Its spreading habit makes it ideal as a groundcover.
Fittonia plants are highly effective in removing pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde contributing to a healthier living environment.
The Fittonia plants have intricate foliage adding a touch of beauty and sophistication everywhere.
Fittonia plants are relatively easy to propagate and allow plant enthusiasts to create new plants from cuttings. This characteristic adds to their appeal for those looking to expand their plant collection or share with others.
Fittonias are compact plants that don't require a lot of space, making them suitable for small apartments, offices, or areas where space is limited. Their size makes them versatile for various indoor arrangements.
Water the Fittonia plant when the soil is completely dry. Since the plant is mostly placed indoors, it may take a few days for the soil to become completely dry. Water thoroughly
Do not keep the Fittonia plant in direct sunlight as it will burn its leaves. Keep the plant in a medium or filtered light. The best light to fall on this plant is from the east or north-facing window.
Place the Fittonia in the east or north-facing place so that the morning sunlight can fall on it.
Pruning the Fittonia plant regularly will ensure that it has a bushier, healthier growth. The plant also grows faster when pruned.
The Fittonia plant is susceptible to mealy bugs and weevils. However, spraying the plant with neem oil spray will be a good precautionary measure.
Yes, the Fittonia Plant is an excellent indoor plant and is an excellent choice for lazy and busy gardeners.
The Fittonia plants are able to thrive in a variety of lighting conditions. This makes them as ideal choice for spaces with limited lighting.
Fittonia plants are not succulents. They are indoor plants and must be watered regularly.
Fittonia plants are indoor plants and must be kept away from harsh direct sunlight.
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