Foliar Feeding African Violet Plants

How to Foliar Feed? Foliar feeding involves gently spraying the African Violet leaves with a diluted mixture of plant fertilizer. a) Preparing the fertilizer mix for foliar feeding: b) How to apply fertilizer mix to African violet leaves? Why Do We Need to Dilute the Foliar Feeding Fertilizer? What Kind of Water to Use for […]

Growing African Violets Under Low Light: Symptoms?

What Happens When African Violets Are Not Getting Enough Natural Light? Why Is My African Violet Plant Leggy? Why Are The Leaves On My African Violet Plant Growing Upwards? Is My African Violet Plant Not Blooming Because Of Low Light? African Violet, perlite and other potting mixes shown below: How To Control Natural Light When […]

Tight Crowns on African Violet Plants

Tight crowns or tight centers on African Violet plants can unfortunately occur when we are overzealous with fertilizer, light, heat or due to heavy soil or cyclamen mite infestation. (For information on normal rosette or trailing growth habit in African Violets, visit “What are different types of African Violets?“). What is a tight crown in […]

How to Bury and Re-Pot African Violet Bare Stems or Necks?

What does a long neck look like on African Violets? How does a long neck develop on African Violets? These tools can be helpful to perform the steps outlined below: Why do we need to remove or hide the neck on African Violets? How to repot the neck on African Violets? Example 1: Below sucker […]

Powdery Mildew on African Violet Plants

What is powdery mildew? Why do you have to remove powdery mildew from African Violet plants? Where can powdery mildew on African Violet plants be found? What does powdery mildew on African Violet plants look like? Why do African Violet plants develop powdery mildew? Below are examples of temperature and humidity meters, useful to keep […]

What are the Different Leaf Types of African Violet Plants?

Plain African Violet Leaf Type: Ovate African Violet Leaf Type: Pointed African Violet Leaf Type: Heart African Violet Leaf Type: Serrated African Violet Leaf Type: Wavy/Ruffled African Violet Leaf Type: Longifolia African Violet Leaf Type: Quilted African Violet Leaf Type: Scalloped African Violet Leaf Type: Bustle African Violet Leaf Type: *Our Affiliate Programs: We are a […]

Yellow Leaves on African Violet Plants

Why do leaves turn yellow on my African Violet plants and how to prevent it? The main reasons are: Normal growth: As the plant grows, some of the older leaves on the outer ring will turn yellow and it’s time to remove them as part of routine grooming the plant. Water deficiency: the soil is […]