Schultz African Violet Plus Plant Food 8-14-9, 4 fl oz. 1061

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Price: $29.99
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Features:
  • Famous 7 Drops formula - Just 7 drops per quart of water for beautiful plants
  • Easy to measure dropper
  • 8-14-9 Formula

Product description

Schultz African Violet Plus 8-14-9 Liquid Plant Food stimulates beautiful blooms for African Violets and other blooming plants.



Schultz SPF44900 African Violet Plus Liquid Plant Food 8-14-9, 4 oz

by Schultz
Price: $7.45
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Features:
  • Contains basic micronutrients
  • Specially formulated for African violets and other blooming plants
  • Stimulates beautiful flower production

Product description

Schultz African Violet Plus Liquid Plant Food is perfect for African violets and other blooming plants. In nature, African violets obtain their food from a nutrient-rich environment that is continuously being replenished by nature. However, African violets grown indoors depend on you to provide these nutrients. Feeding with Schultz African Violet Plus gives you the confidence in knowing your violets are being fed every time they are watered. Just add 7 drops per quart of water with the easy-to-measure dropper and feed your blooming plants every time you water. The 8-14-9 plant food dissolves completely and instantly and feeds your African Violets through the roots.

African Violets

AFRICAN VIOLETS

In nature you will find African violets living in the moist, humid jungles of Africa.  When we grow African violets at home, we should try to mimic these conditions the best we can.  These plants thrive in temperatures between 70 and 75 degrees during the day with nighttime temperatures no lower than 60 degrees.  In the winter, it is best to move them away from windows at night.  To provide humidity, you can use a self-watering pot or a humidity tray.  You can easily make your own humidity tray using a saucer filled with pea gravel.  Add water to just below the gravel line and set the violet on top.

Watering is best done from below with a self-watering pot or with a watering can with a long spout so you can reach into the foliage without splashing the leaves.  One of the biggest problems home gardeners have is white spots forming on leaves, which is usually caused by cold water splashes.  The water should be room temperature or a little tepid.

African violets like rich soil.  In the jungle the soil is alive with continually-decomposing organic matter.  It is best to use prepared African violet soil mix because the mix has been scientifically prepared to the exact specifications for maximum growth.  When transplanting , be sure the soil is not packed too tightly, as they like well-aerated soils in a roomy pot.

The pests that attack African violets are mealy bugs (white bugs along the stems and undersides of leaves), red spider mites (very small reddish bugs that usually spin fine webs), and gnats (black bugs that fly out of the soil).  All are a nuisance but can be controlled.  It is best to use something natural like Neem oil.  If you cannot find that, whatever you use should be listed as safe for African violets.  Diseases commonly found on violets are powdery mildew (a grayish-white film on leaves and stem) and...

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    BY JOSEPH DIMECK The African violet is one of the most popular and commonly grown house plants in the United States, so popular that there is a national society devoted to it with various regional groups that also honor the flower.
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