Plant Care Native Violet
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Native Violet

Also known as

Tasmanian Violet and Australian Violet

Taxonomy

Viola banksii
Viola
Violaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Native Violet

Water

How often to water your Native Violet

Water needs for Native Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Native 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 Native Violet

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Native Violet in your home

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

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

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

Native Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Native Violet in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Native Violet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Native 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 Native Violet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Native Violet

Native Violet

Native 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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