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Fittonia 'Pink Nerve'

Fittonia 'Pink Nerve'

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The Fittonia 'Pink Nerve' is an eye-catching and visually lovely houseplant, renowned for its rich green leaves crisscrossed with vibrant pink veins. This plant exhibits a compact and spreading growth habit, with leaves branching out from the central stem. At full maturity, the 'Pink Nerve' Fittonia reaches a height of approximately 1-2 feet.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Fittonia albivenis

    Common: Pink Nerve Plant, Nerve Plant, Mosaic Plant, Painted Net Plant, Leaf Silver Threads, Plant, Pink Vein Fittonia Plant, Snake Skin Plant

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
    • Humidity: High
    • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
    • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
    • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

    Advanced Care Tips

    • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
    • Trim back any leggy growth and remove dead or yellow leaves to maintain shape and encourage new growth.

    Plant Insights

    • Member of the Acanthaceae family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 2,500 species.
    • Fittonia is native to the tropical rainforests of South America.
    • Fittonia is often called the "Nerve Plant" due to the intricate, vein-like patterns on its leaves.
    • It's a popular choice for terrariums due to its small size and high humidity requirements.
    • Fittonias are known as 'dramatic' plants due to their foliage 'falling over' when it is thirsty. But do not worry! After a good watering, the foliage will pick right back up!
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • Medium Maintenance
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