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How to grow African violets

Carolyn K. Rector

How to grow African violets

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Published by Blandford P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,Lane Publishing Co.,1951.

Statementillustrated by Robert Blanchard.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18723613M

Also, it is important to rotate your African Violets so that they receive an equal amount of sunlight on all sides. In fact, they say, you can cut away some of the stalk, too. Such spots represent a form of necrosis and, as such, cannot be removed. You can also look up Optimara Violets by variety name and number. Avoid using highly chlorinated water.

What are the Best Pots for African Violets? The grow light you choose must have the right colors African Violets need to grow well. Use a plastic to cover the top part of the bottle, which will help in controlling humidity. Both these types of light may produce the full-spectrum. First, they are very porous.

For these reasons, it is important to insulate your African Violets from any source of gas or chemical fumes. If your African Violet has been exposed to cold temperatures, move it immediately to a place where the temperature is warm. In the summer, use a cool-mist humidifier. Using a sterile knife or scissors, remove a healthy leaf along with its stem from the base of the plant.


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How to grow African violets by Carolyn K. Rector Download PDF Ebook

African Violet Glossary. It comes with LED light bulbs, of them are color red, and 60 of them are blue. However, to allow full recovery, you How to grow African violets book keep the Violet bagged for about one week.

If you know that the temperature is too warm, gradually reduce it to about 70 degrees F. Burtt expanded How to grow African violets book genus to approximately 20 species. Watering: Always water them from the bottom up, and never let the leaves get wet. Because of the higher lumens, this light will help your seedlings grow faster.

Reduced flowering and paler leaf color indicate that growing African violets are not getting enough fertilizer. However, if your African Violets are exposed to extreme temperatures, even for a very short period of time, they may suffer.

Prolonged exposure to gas or chemical fumes may ultimately be fatal. In fact, if you can smell chlorine, then your water has too much. They like their water warm, not cold.

However, both heating and air conditioning can dry out the air to some extent. If watering from the top, be careful not to get water on the leaves, as they will spot.

Pinch blooms from the growing African violets when they are spent. For this reason, African Violets should receive light for no more than 16 hours a day.

After scoring in the "room for improvement" category, I decided I'd better start at the beginning with the basics. Take note of the flower of the variety that you are planting. It even comes with a cool design that makes it easier to move around.

Also, while extreme variations in temperature should always be avoided, do not be concerned about slight fluctuations between day and night-time temperatures.

Keep in mind that the duration and intensity of sunlight will vary with the seasons. If you need to adjust it, do this by sliding the locking mechanism.

All this information may help guide you as you make your choice.How to Grow African Violets by Rector, Carolyn K and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at galisend.com Books about African Violets and other Flowers, Herbs and Gardening in General.

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How Can I Tell a Sucker From a Flower Stalk in African Violets?

These books are not a must have books, but it can be handy to have them around. Dec 08,  · How to grow African violets book book has no pictures, just plenty of information on how to succeed, whether you want to grow just one African violet on your windowsill or aspire to growing prize-winning violets in competitions.

Just for fun, I turned first to the "Violet IQ" quiz in the back and answered the 10 multiple-choice questions.Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus pdf – discuss] of 6–20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants pdf the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical galisend.comlly the African violet is a common household indoor plant but can also be an outdoor plant.

Several of the species and subspecies are endangered Family: Gesneriaceae.Apr 01,  · The book is a little outdated - download pdf are _lots_ more african violets, even in yellow, than when this book came out.

There are many more options in how to outfit an area for the plants to grow in - mostly due to nore technology and the huge chain hardware stores available/5(2).Do you find yourself wanting more African violets?

No need to go ebook new plants they’re easy and fun to propagate. Once you understand how simple it is to propagate African violets, it’s easy to become a bit obsessed with them.

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