Fittonia albivenis

Fittonia albivenis
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How to care for Fittonia albivenis

  • Light: Part sun, part shade

    Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

  • Watering need: High demand

    This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.

  • Fertilizing need: High demand

    This plant can be quite demanding and does require a lot of fertilizing to be able to grow as well as to keep green and lush. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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