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Nerve plant (Fittonia Albivenis)

Regular price $12.49
Sale price $12.49

Plant Description:

Bring delicate beauty into your space with the Nerve Plant from Lakewood Plant Company, also known as Fittonia albivenis. Originating from the rainforests of South America, this charming plant captivates with its striking veins and vibrant foliage. Whether displayed in homes, offices, or contemporary interiors, it's not just a plant; it's a testament to nature's intricate design and beauty.

NASA-Approved Air Purifier:

Beyond its decorative appeal, the Nerve Plant contributes to a healthier indoor environment, backed by NASA's 1989 Clean Air Study. Experience the dual benefits of aesthetics and air purification, as the Nerve Plant helps to remove toxins from the air, promoting a cleaner and fresher atmosphere in your home or office.

Exquisite Veining:

Experience the exquisite veining of the Nerve Plant, a stunning feature that adds depth and texture to any setting. Its lush foliage and delicate appearance create a sense of tranquility and harmony, making it an ideal choice for those seeking to enhance their interiors with natural elegance.

Care Tips for a Happy Nerve Plant:

  • Adaptable Growth: Flourishes in small pots or terrariums, making it suitable for tabletops, shelves, or windowsills. Its compact size and low-growing habit make it an excellent choice for adding greenery to smaller spaces.
  • Light Requirements: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, which may cause leaf burn.
  • Watering Needs: Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, and ensure adequate drainage to prevent root rot.

Nerve Plant Well-Being Signals:

  • Wilting Leaves: Sign of underwatering; ensure the plant receives adequate moisture.
  • Yellowing Leaves:** Indicates overwatering or underwatering; adjust watering habits accordingly.
  • Leaf Browning:** Result of low humidity or fluoride toxicity in water; increase humidity levels or use distilled water.

Pet Friendliness:

Create a pet-friendly environment with the Nerve Plant, which is non-toxic to pets and safe for households with animals.

Common Pests and Problems:

While generally resistant to pests and diseases, keep an eye out for spider mites and aphids. Treat promptly with insecticidal soap if infestation occurs.


Is the Nerve Plant easy to care for?

Yes, the Nerve Plant is known for its low-maintenance nature, making it suitable for both beginner and experienced indoor gardeners.

Can I propagate my Nerve Plant?

Yes, Nerve Plants can be easily propagated from stem cuttings in water or soil, allowing you to expand your collection or share with friends.

How big can the Nerve Plant grow?

Nerve Plants typically grow to heights of 6 to 12 inches, making them ideal for small spaces or as part of a lush terrarium display.

Shipping & Handling Options

Free Pickup:

  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Select "Free Pickup" at checkout.
  • Receive a notification for plant pickup at our Lakewood shop.

Local Delivery:

  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
  • Choose your zone during checkout.
  • Prompt and secure delivery to your specified address.

Nationwide Shipping:

  • Coming soon

Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
  • Contact for shipping inquiries.

14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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