Plant Care Wood Violet

Wood Violet

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 Wood Violet

Water

How often to water your Wood Violet

Water needs for Wood Violet
0.5 cups
every 9

Wood Violet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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 Wood Violet

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Wood Violet in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Growing Wood Violet in Colorado Springs right now

Light needs for plant Wood Violet in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Colorado Springs is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is ke…

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Light needs for plant Wood Violet in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.2% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Colorado Springs is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Colorado Springs is expected to decrease by 22.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of …

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Light needs for plant Wood Violet in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Colorado Springs is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours …

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Finding light for English violet in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Wood Violet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Wood Violet

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

When to repot Wood Violet

Nutrient needs for plant Wood Violet in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Colorado Springs is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Propagation

Care Summary for Wood Violet

Wood Violet

Wood Violet


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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