Plant Care Fittonia mini red vein

Fittonia mini red vein

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Taxonomy

Fittonia agyroneura
Fittonia
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Fittonia mini red vein

Water

How often to water your Fittonia mini red vein

Water needs for Fittonia mini red vein
0.5 cups
every 9

Fittonia mini red vein needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fittonia mini red vein

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Fittonia mini red vein in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fittonia mini red vein: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fittonia mini red vein may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Fittonia mini red vein

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fittonia mini red vein: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fittonia mini red vein after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fittonia mini red vein

Fittonia mini red vein

Fittonia mini red vein


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Thechromekitten avatar
@Thechromekitten
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 51 XP
11/23/2021

The little tag that came with the plant says to water when the soil feels dry, this app tells me to water every 10 days. I water it I think once a week. Misting the leaves also helps. Overall it’s a great plant for a beginner like me.

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