Repotting African Violets // Garden Answer

Links: African Violet Plant Food - https://goo.gl/1sVkyY African Violet Soil - https://goo.gl/0rnniQ Video on 6 Tips for African Violet Success - https://youtu.be/A27ypq3DPq8 This video was...

African violets on display - Ocala

OCALA - The Ocala African Violet club's annual show runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala.

Hundreds of sizes and types of African violets, leaves and supplies will be for sale. There will be educational displays and demonstrations, experts to answer questions, a yard sale table of new and gently used...

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  1. Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus [dubious – discuss] of 6–20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa.Typically the African violet is a common household indoor plant but can also be an outdoor plant. Several of the species and subspecies are endangered ...
  2. Soil – Pot the plant into the right soil for easiest African violet care. Special mixes are available or make your own from peat moss, vermiculite and perlite in equal parts.. Water – African violet plants are picky about water, so take extra care of African violets when watering. Water with lukewarm or tepid water that was allowed to stand for 48 hours.
  3. African Violet Care: Basic Summary Light: Moderate to bright, indirect, indoor light. Watering: Keep soil moist to dry, and allow soil around roots to dry out before watering to encourage blooming.Water from the bottom with room temperature water by placing the plastic grower's pot in water, and allowing the plant to absorb the water ( not more than 30 minutes ).
  4. Overhead watering methods damage African violet foliage. When water droplets fall on the fuzzy leaves, they often leave behind unsightly brown spots. Instead of watering African violets with a watering can from above, place pots in a shallow dish filled with about 1-inch of water. The plants will ...
  5. How to Grow African Violets. African violets are a group of flowering perennial plants that are native to Tanzania, Kenya, and other areas of East Africa. Growing these violets at home is quite easy, but they need the right medium,...
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Two African Violets blooming in a Fitz & Floyd ceramic dish. They call it an oval vegetable - I call it a planter. Mar. 2013.
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