Plant Care Australian Violet

Australian Violet


Viola hederacea

How to care for Australian Violet


How often to water your Australian Violet

Water needs for Australian Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Australian 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 Australian Violet

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Australian Violet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Australian Violet: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Australian 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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How to fertilize Australian Violet

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

Care Summary for Australian Violet

Australian Violet

Australian Violet

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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