Streptocarpus grow and care – herbaceous leaf plant of the genus Streptocarpus also known as Cape primrose or Nodding violet, African violet perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics climate or as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 12b+.
Leaves color green in oval shape, the leaves grow in rosette structure.
African violet flower
Flower color can be: blue, pink, red, white, purple or multi-color, the flowers have five petals, flowers grow on stems in clusters.
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How to grow African violet growing and care:
More than 12C (53F) optimal (60-80F) 15-26C, high humidity, room temperature water (do not overwater) Plant / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? Yes Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Very sensitive to dry and temperature Difficulties or problems when growing: All year When is the best time to plant? Aphids, mealy bug Pests and diseases: All year When is the best time to prune? Dead leaves How to prune: 5-15 cm, 2-6 inches Size of the plant: Medium growing / Slow growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water Water requirement: Full Shade (light but not direct sun) Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Most of the year Bloom season? Blue, pink, red, white, purple or multi-color, the flowers have five petals, flowers grow on stems in clusters General information about the flower: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Climates that the plant can grow:
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Evergreen, Herbaceous, Leaf plant, Perennial plant
Indoor plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Blue flower, Pink flower, Purple flower, Red flower, White flower