Fittonie as a winter garden plant
The fittonia (fittonia) or also called silver net rain are typical winter garden plants. They are decorative and therefore very suitable for your garden inside or outside. Their origin is from Peru or Brazil. We know about the 15 different Fittonia species. This garden flower is very beautiful and it attracts many different connoisseurs, but also beginner gardeners, mainly with their attractive and attractive appearance.
But the truth is that we do not have any easy care garden flowers here. Realistically estimate your options according to our article. Either you renounce the care of this garden plant or imagine that you may need more than one try.
This plant could be a fancy decoration for your home
Leaves in pink color
Mosaic plant with fascinating coloring of leaves
Green with pink
Particularly difficult is their care as a winter garden plant. The reason for this are, above all, the very large leaves.
These need a consistent temperature and a lot of moisture
The flower of this plant is particularly interesting
Why do we describe fittonia as a winter garden plant? Because this plant species does not like being spiked and can not stand the cold temperatures outside …
So, home care is the only solution left
The most appropriate place
Which is the right place for this winter garden plant, we have already said more or less. But let us discuss this in more detail. The fittonia needs partial shade and the continuous sunshine should be avoided. But it should not be very dark either. As a result, the plant as such loses its elasticity and thus also its beauty. It is best to look for a suitable window with a western orientation.
The plant stands out beautifully on this light blue background
The soil for fittonia
This winter garden plant is quite demanding in terms of the soil. You need a mixture that contains 1-1-1 following component – sand, garden soil and leaves. You would need to fertilize once a week.
Fittonia in a stylish plant pot
You would have to keep this winter garden plant a uniform temperature that does not fall below 15 degrees.
Fresh fittonia leaves
All year round you should often and abundantly pour the fittonia. In winter, however, a little less.
The plant pot has a mosaic texture that combines perfectly with the leaves of the plant
If necessary, you should always transplant the fittonia in a larger pot in spring.
Fittonia plant in brown flowerpot
This winter garden plant can also be used for multiplying in a fairly light manner. Cut off a few pieces and place them in the ground.
Different fittonia species
Here are also our concluding hints about the care of the fittonia. If you notice that the leaves are losing their life and freshness, you should water them immediately.
Combination of green and white
Combination of green and light pink
By the way, their drying is also a sign that the air in the room is very dry. Do something about it for your own health!
The Fittonie has simply fascinating leaves
Green flowerpot and yellow wall
Plants are always a great decoration
In a flower pot you have combined two plant species