How to grow Streptocarpus

Streptocarpus growing 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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Requirements for African violet growing and care:
More than 12C (53F) optimal (60-80F) 15-26C, high humidity, 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?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to dry and temperature

When is the best time to plant?
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mealy bug

When is the best time to prune?
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
5-15 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (light but not direct sun)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Most of the year

General information about the flower:
Blue, pink, red, white, purple or multi-color, the flowers have five petals, flowers grow on stems in clusters

Scientific name:

Saintpaulias

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