Nerve Plant
Fittonia albivenis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Mosaic Plant, Painted Net-Leaf, Painted-Net Leaf, Silver-Net Leaf
Family Acanthaceae
Other scientific names Fittonia argyroneura, Fittonia verschaffeltii var. argyroneura, Fittonia verschaffeltii, Gymnostachyum verschaffeltii, Adelaster albivenis

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Leaf color
  • green
  • purple
  • white
Repotting months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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    6
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Repotting frequency yearly