I have experimented with African violet
propagation by either taking the 2- to 3-inch stem connected to a single leaf and placing the lower inch of the stem in a small water filled glass container, or by planting the stem into a small clay pot filled with moist potting soil.
Small African violets
can be content on a bathroom vanity with filtered light.
This will allow chlorine, which is found in all of our water and burns African violet
foliage, to volatilize harmlessly into the air.
However, if you want your plants to be in a show, they must be registered with either the Canadian or American African Violet
The plants usually die from lack of correct care; with proper care, an African violet
can live as long as 30 years.
Interestingly, one of the most popular and appropriate gifts this year for Grandparents Day is something that shares the holiday's roots in family heritage and the breadth of generational differences--the African violet
Through the decades, African violet
growers have tinkered with the purple, rose and white blooms.
Research and development are vital to our business," explains Reinhold Holtkamp, President of Holtkamp Greenhouses in Nashville, Tennessee, the world's largest African violet
(Saintpaulia) are great favourites, and their botanical name derives from Walter von Saint Paul, a soldier in the former German colony of Tanganyika who originally sent seed back to Germany.
Rita Ghosn, an avid gardener, was honored recently with the naming of a one of a kind African violet
developed by Optimara, an international commercial African violet
grower that operates a facility in Nashville.
Stock up African Violet
Push the cuttings in vertically, 30cm apart, firming the soil back around them with your heel along each side of the row and closing the trench.
does seem to clash with my peccary hand bag.