4.6 out of 5 (20 experiences)
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This plant is absolutely beautiful and blooms incredibly easily. I bought mine with 4 blooms and a few days later it had 10. You should be aware that they are very sensitive to light. I recommend par…
A bit of research after purchasing told me to water this baby from the bottom, the leaves can rot if they get wet. I bought my plant in bloom almost 2 months ago, and most of the blossoms are still b…
Very prone to root rot, be careful with the type of soil and how often you water. Also not the temperature of the room and the water as the roots are sensitive to those changes as well
Does not like to get their leaves wet will bloom continuously if kept in the right lighting to provide beautiful flowers all year..african violet food helps too!
I’ve been able to share many African Violets with others by setting a healthy leaf 1/3 way down in fertile soil.
Do not allow leaves to get wet. Use a pot that allows for bottom watering. Fertilize in late winter
as long as you’re careful when watering not to get the leaves wet you’re pretty much set
Shes a strong gal and making a strong comeback as I learn how to care for her.
Pretty easy plant to take care of. Leaves are pretty and flowers look cool.
Self-watering planters are a game changer for this plant💁🏼♀️
How to care for African Violet
African Violet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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African Violet 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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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 African Violet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.