Plant Care Arrow-Leaved Violet

Arrow-Leaved Violet

Also known as

arrowhead violet, arrowleaf violet and fringed violet


Viola sagittata

How to care for Arrow-Leaved Violet


How often to water your Arrow-Leaved Violet

Water needs for Arrow-Leaved Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Arrow-Leaved 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Arrow-Leaved Violet in your home

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

Arrow-Leaved Violet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Arrow-Leaved Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Arrow-Leaved Violet

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

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Care Summary for Arrow-Leaved Violet

Arrow-Leaved 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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