Plant Care Fittonia 'Flammule'

Fittonia 'Flammule'

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Fittonia 'Flammule' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Fittonia 'Flammule' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

About Fittonia 'Flammule'

Fittonia 'Flammule' is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and browning easily with only 26 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Fittonia 'Flammule' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Fittonia 'Flammule'

How to care for Fittonia 'Flammule'


How often to water your Fittonia 'Flammule'

Water needs for Fittonia 'Flammule'
0.5 cups
every 9

Fittonia 'Flammule' 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 'Flammule'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fittonia 'Flammule' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fittonia 'Flammule': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fittonia 'Flammule' 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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How to fertilize Fittonia 'Flammule'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fittonia 'Flammule': 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 'Flammule' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fittonia 'Flammule'

Fittonia 'Flammule'

Fittonia 'Flammule'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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

Fittonia 'Flammule' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Fittonia 'Flammule' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1 avatar
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