African violets: Restoring or Restarting - Violet Barn
What happens when you’ve really neglected your violet? You might have a plant that appears something like the one shown at left. This plant (aSaintpaulia species) has been left virtually ignored, other than occasional watering, on the corner of a light stand, pressed up against a wall. For more than six months, it hasn’t been turned or had any leaves
Reasons African Violets Are Leggy: Fixing Leggy African Violets
Just as age changes our bodies, age can change a plant?s shape and structure as well. For instance, with age, African violets can develop long bare necks. Learn what you can do when African violets are leggy in this article.
The Best Method To Grow An African Violet From A Leaf
What I love most about African violets is starting out baby plants from leaves. It is exciting to see tiny leaves pop up from a leaf and eventually bloom for the first time! Because this is my favorite aspect of our hobby, I’ve had a lot of practice to show you to grow an African violet from a leaf.
How to Prevent African Violets from Suckering
What are African Violet plant suckers? African violet suckers are baby plants that outgrow from the stem of the mother plant. These suckers are found attached to the plant stem and not to the leaf stem. Occasionally a single plant will have multiple suckers. Any new growth which does not originate from the crown, most