Nerve Plant


The beauty of the Nerve Plant (Fittonia) is shown as its deep contrasts with the 'nerve-like' lines that run through each leaf of the plant!

Care: Place in a light shaded, to bright environment. Avoid direct sunlight. Room temperature. Water thoroughly. Discard excess water. Do not allow to dry out completely. Fertilize moderately.

Botanical Name Fittonia albivenis
Common Name Nerve plant, mosaic plant, fittonia, painted net leaf
Plant Type Tropical, Shrub
Mature Size 3–6 in. tall, 12-18 in. spread
Sun Exposure Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Type Moist but well-drained
Soil pH Acidic
Hardiness Zones 
Native Area South America
Pet-friendly? Yes