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White Fittonia Plants for Sale Online
White Fittonia Plants or White Nerve Plants are a gorgeous houseplant that looks like it’s painted. They do their best in bright indirect light and like to dry out a little between watering. Fittonias produce green leaves with vein-like coloring giving them the name the nerve plant.
|Mature Height:||2 to 5 Inches|
|mature width:||5 to 8 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, indirect|
|Habit:||Wider than it us tall|
|Foliage:||Green and white|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas|
How to Care for White Fittonia
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!
What is the best light for White Fittonia Plant?
Fittonia Plants do well with bright, indirect light. An eastern or northern facing window would be ideal. A western or southern window would work, as long as a curtain or blind prevents direct light from touching the foliage. This plant also performs well without any bright indirect light, and just fluorescent light.
What are the watering requirements of White Fittonia Plants?
White Fittonia Plants like to dry out occasionally between watering. They will tolerate staying moist, but prefer not to have constantly wet soil. Fittonia White appreciate humidity, a pebble tray or window in the kitchen or the bathroom would suffice.
What is the best fertilzer for White Fittonia Plant?
Any all purpose, fertilizer will work for White Fittonia Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack’s Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment.
What type of soil should I be using for my White Fittonia Plants?
White Fittonia Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting mix or potting mix with sand mixed in works well for plants potted in containers. Fittonia White likes to be root bound.