Note:- The products are custom made and would be hand-delivered in a week time after placing the order.Fittonia globe terrarium is a collection of small Fettonia plant growing in a transparent, sealed container. A small indoor garden in a glass container is easy to make.
This terrarium contains round shape container with small Fettonia plants, pebbles, toys, and potting medium, etc. It looking appearance as like the miniature scenes of the garden. Fettonia plant has bushy green leaves with accented veins of white to deep pink and has a short fuzz covering their stems.
Pot Height: Approx. 6 inch (15.2 cm).
Opening Diameter: Approx.5 inch (9 cm).
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Fittonia globe terrarium
Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 10 cm (Plant)
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Prune the tips of the plant to create a bushier plant.
Remove fallen leaves from the terrarium.
Spray the water once in the fortnight with spraying bottle on the soil.
Avoid spraying on the plants.
This terrarium container don't have the drainage hole or holes, avoid application of large quantity water.
Give it bright with indirect sunlight or near artificial light sources.
The soil should not be saturated or soggy as this condition will lead to rotting.
The glass walls should allow the light to reach the plants and it should be clean from dust, drafts, and temperature changes.
If there is too much moisture on the inner side of the container that you cannot see your plants, then open the lid for temporarily to allow it to dry.
Avoid too much direct sunlight to the container; it may burn the plants and the glass container may get very warm.
You can allow the terrarium to receive fresh air from an open window.
Fittonia globe terrarium care
You should use water-soluble organic fertilizer in little quantity. Don't apply in large quantity; it will promote more vegetative growth. We maintain the small plant size in the terrarium. That's the way we should control the vegetative growth.
If there is a need of re-potting then the potting media should be as follows a one and a half inch to two-inch layer in the bottom of the container. The soil should be porous to allow good drainage. It should be slightly moist for planting. You can use equal parts of garden soil, sand, and peat moss(1:1:1).
Bright area with indirect sunlight
Soil, sand, and peat moss (1:1:1)
20 to 25 degree C
Fittonia globe terrarium special feature
Well arranged, settled-up terrarium
Fittonia globe terrarium uses
It is used for the ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
How to propagate fittonia plant?
Cut the Fittonia stems 8-10 cm, selecting stems with 4 to 5 leaves.
Put some well-drained and nutrient-rich soil into the two plastic cups. The reason to use clear plastic cups is - to allow you to see the root development clearly.
Place the cut-stems about an inch down into the soil, and then pack the soil around the base of the stem.
Water the cuttings, place them into a plastic Ziploc bag, and then spray them with water.
Blow air into the bag to expand it so that the plants have room to grow. Once the air has been blown into the bags. Close the bags and place them below the fluorescent lighting or in indirect bright light.
How to grow fittonia plant?
Fittonia Plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of indirect bright sunlight or artificial bright light is required.
2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).
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Why is my fittonia plant wilting?
Wilting of leaves may be due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering, and cold temperature. So make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright indirect sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.
What is a fittonia plant?
Fittonia is a genus of flowering plants in the Acanthus, family Acanthaceae
How to plant fittonia?
To plant consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 1-3 hours of indirect bright sunlight or artificial bright light. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving 1-3 hours of indirect bright sunlight or artificial bright light.
2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 1-3 hours of indirect bright sunlight or artificial bright light . Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).
How big do fittonia plants get?
It will grow up to 12-18 inches tall.
How to revive a fittonia plant?
Make sure your plant is getting 1-3 hours of indirect bright sunlight or artificial bright light. Water it when the upper layer (1-2 inch) of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.
Why is my fittonia plant dying?
It is maybe due to less or overwatering. Overwatering cause rotting of roots which leads to wilting of plant.