Fittonia Care 101


Thrives in medium to bright indirect light.


Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

This plant can benefit from extra humidity.


This plant is pet friendly!

Fun Fact

The Fittonia's nickname is nerve plant or mosaic plant because of its leaves' strongly contrasting veins.

Sad Plant Signs

Wilting plant, dry potting mix:Underwatered

Dry, shriveled leaves:Low humidity, or too much sun

Yellowing leaves, mushy stems, wet potting mix:Overwatered

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