Position the the Fittonia verschaffeltii in a place where it can enjoy a few hours of exposure to direct sunlight, but only during the coolest periods of the day. Let's position the plants where they can enjoy a good source of light,yet avoiding direct sunshine, which could cause antiaesthetic burnings on the foliage.These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15įC.
Generalities Fittonia verschaffeltii
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Fittonia verschaffeltii Is small in size; in winter it assumes a purple colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Fittonia verschaffeltii is a perennial herb plant.
Fertilization Fittonia verschaffeltii
During this period of the year it's good to fertilize our plants every 15-20 days; letís choose a specific fertilizer, for house plants, flowering or green ones, to add to the water used to irrigate. We should prefer fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour flowering and the development of new vegetation.
Watering Fittonia verschaffeltii
During this period of the year the the Fittonia verschaffeltii needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Treatments Fittonia verschaffeltii
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Fittonia verschaffeltii
The Fittonia verschaffeltii favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.
Notes - Fittonia verschaffeltii
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.