My African Violet

hanamilaniFebruary 26, 2013

Hi,

I have an african violet which has more than ten flowers on it. But the old leaves are getting grey and loose.

I have put it in front of a window with the sun shinning through the south. The light is good through an opaque curtain and I water it every 3 days about a spoonful.

Please help me solve this problem.

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christine1950

I think you'd get answers if you posted this over on the AV forum
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/afrviolet/
Hope that helps...

    Bookmark   February 27, 2013 at 8:50AM
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graywings123

I cut off the older leaves.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 8:26AM
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fortyseven_gw

Odd that this keeps appearing on a google search :(

    Bookmark   June 27, 2014 at 2:35PM
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kaye820

Although the post is in the wrong place, I think I can help you. Too much water. Gently remove the plant from the pot, brush away most of the old soil and replant with clean soil especially designed for African Violets. And personally, I prefer to bottom feed and water my babies via wicks. That way they take up exactly what they need. Also, sounds like you have a great lighting area; just remember to turn your plants 1/4 turn every few days. I simply love African Violets and consider them to be almost foolproof to grow. I would have them everywhere except one of my cats considers them to be the perfect snack food! Good luck.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 4:25PM
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fortyseven_gw

Hi Kaye,
Check out the African Violet forum , lots of AV friends there , joanne

    Bookmark   August 3, 2014 at 12:43AM
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