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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 located in Aloha, Oregon.
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January 21st, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Aloha is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 17th, 2022
Aloha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Aloha is expected to increase by 29.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…
January 19th, 2022
This month, Aloha is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of daylight…
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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Aloha, Oregon ⛅.
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.
What other plant parents say
I’ve had this since 2019 and it has certainly grown! Repotted twice. Doesn’t like too much direct light but needs lots of indirect light in order to bloom. Finger test (tricky if you can’t get to the soil!) to water when just dry…also leaves will go limp when thirsty. Recently discover blooms will be pale when needing fertilizer and when fed, the blue edges appear brilliantly!