African violet plant growing herbaceous leaf plant of the genus Saintpaulias also known as African violets, African violet perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics climate or as house plant.
Leaves color green in oval to round shape, the leaves grow in rosette structure.
African violet flower
Flower color can be: blue, pink, white or purple, can be more than one color, the flowers stigma is yellow and there is five petals, flowers grow on stems in clusters
Requirements for African violet growing and care:
More than 15C, high humidity, moist, room temperature water (do not overwater)
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to dry and temperature
When is the best time to plant?
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mealy bug
When is the best time to prune?
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (light but not direct sun)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower:
Blue, pink, white or purple flowers, can be more than one color, the flowers stigma is yellow and there is five petals, flowers grow on stems in clusters