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My African Violet

Posted by hanamilani (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 26, 13 at 1:49


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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RE: My African Violet

I think you'd get answers if you posted this over on the AV forum
Hope that helps...

RE: My African Violet

I cut off the older leaves.

RE: My African Violet

Odd that this keeps appearing on a google search :(

RE: My African Violet

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.

RE: My African Violet

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

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