Plant Care Primrose-Leaf Violet

Primrose-Leaf Violet

About Primrose-Leaf Violet

Primrose-Leaf Violet is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Primrose-Leaf Violet likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


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How to care for Primrose-Leaf Violet


How often to water your Primrose-Leaf Violet

Water needs for Primrose-Leaf Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Primrose-Leaf 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 Primrose-Leaf 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 Primrose-Leaf Violet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Primrose-Leaf Violet: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Primrose-Leaf Violet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Primrose-Leaf Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Primrose-Leaf Violet

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

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Care Summary for Primrose-Leaf Violet

Primrose-Leaf Violet

Primrose-Leaf Violet

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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