How to Grow Your Own African Violets From Violet Leaves

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African violets have long been a household favourite. With proper care, they will bloom almost continuously. Here is an easy way to grow more. Difficulty: Easy Instructions things you’ll need: a healthy plant, your own or a friends a small pot of seed mix a few small stakes a sheet of plastic wrap rooting powder…


About African Violets

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African violets, also known as saintpaulia, are popular houseplants and in warmer climates, the plants are used in outdoor gardens. African violets are prolific bloomers, often producing flowers throughout the year and they come in a variety of colors. African violets usually require little care after initial planting and will grow and produce flowers in…


How to Grow Beautiful African Violets

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African violets come in shades of white to deep purple with a variety of simple petals to elegant, ruffled ones. It doesn’t matter which variety of violet chosen the needs are the same. Be warned: Taking care of violets can become an obsession, but a good one as they give back much more than they…


How to Propagate African Violets

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Propagation of African Violets is a slow process, but it will produce more plants that you can use as gifts or to beautify your surroundings. Here’s how it’s done. Difficulty: Moderate Instructions things you’ll need: Rooting powder Select a large, healthy leaf from the plant you want to propagate and remove it. Cut the stalk…


How to Care for and Feed African Violets

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African violets have dark green, fuzzy leaves and produce small flowers. The leaves of these plants are delicate and prone to injury from overhead watering or rough handling. However, African violets do well indoors if cared for properly, enjoying the mild temperatures and indirect sunlight found in the average home. Difficulty: Moderately Easy Instructions things…


How to Maintain African Violets

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African violets (Saintpaulia ionantha) are popular houseplants and seldom grow more than six inches tall. Although the original color of the bloom is deep violet, varieties of the plant produce blooms that are pink, blue and, in some cases, two colors of the noted shades. Maintaining the plants includes providing them sufficient light, giving them…


White Bugs on African Violets

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African violets are popular houseplants that produce lovely purple flowers. This plant thrives in indoor lighting and adds a splash of color to any home or office. African violets are susceptible to insect infestations that can adversely affect their appearance. Mealybugs, aphids and spider mites are all pests of the African violet. Types Mealybugs are…


Ideas for Growing African Violets

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Since the early 1900s, hobbyists in Europe and the United States have grown African violets in their homes. Hybrids in a variety of colors became available in the early 1930s, with new cultivars being added regularly. Today, African violets are widely available in dozens of flower colors and leaf types. If their modest demands are…


How to Propagate & Care for African Violets

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African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) has a reputation as a fussy plant that can be difficult to grow, but this blooming plant with dark green, fuzzy leaves is actually a cinch to grow as long as a few basic requirements are met. African violets, available in a variety of shades ranging from blue-violet and pink to…


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