Plant Care Viola Odorata
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Viola Odorata

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 Viola Odorata

Water

How often to water your Viola Odorata

Water needs for Viola Odorata
0.5 cups
every 9

Viola Odorata 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 Viola Odorata

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 English violet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Viola Odorata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Viola Odorata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Viola Odorata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Viola Odorata

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Viola Odorata

Viola Odorata

Viola Odorata


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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