As the nerve plant originates in a tropical setting, it flourishes within a high humidity environment. Misting may be required to maintain humid-like conditions.
Fittonia nerve plant likes well drained moist soil, but not too wet. Water moderately and let growing nerve plants dry out between waterings.
Use room temperature water on the plant to avoid shock.
Growing about 3 to 6 inches (7.5-15 cm.) by 12 to 18 inches (30-45 cm.) or longer, the Fittonia nerve plant tolerates bright light to shade conditions but will truly flourish with bright, indirect light.
Low light exposure will cause these plants to revert to green, losing the veins vibrant splashes of color.
Growing nerve plants should be placed in a warm area, avoiding drafts which will shock the plant just as water that is too cold or hot.
Feed as recommended for tropical houseplants per the instructions of your fertilizer brand.
In a 5.5 inch grower pot.
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