Plant Care Common Violet

Common Violet

Also known as

English Violet, English Violet, Sweet violet, Violet, Wood violet, Common violet, Florist's violet, Garden violet and Asian Violet

Taxonomy

Viola odorata
Viola
Violaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Common Violet

Water

How often to water your Common Violet

Water needs for Common Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Violet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Common Violet

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for English Violet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Violet: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Violet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Common Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Violet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Violet: repot after 2X growth

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 Common Violet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Common Violet is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Common Violet

Common Violet

Common Violet


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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