Plant Care Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Taxonomy

Episcia 'Emerald Velvet'
Episcia
Gesneriaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Water

How often to water your Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Water needs for Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'
0.5 cups
every 9

Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet' 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 Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

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 Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet' 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet': 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 Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'

Flame Violet 'Emerald Velvet'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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