Viola hederacea grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Viola and also known as Wild pansy or Heartsease, Viola hederacea is annual in warm climate and short life perennial in cold climate mostly used as ornamental plant although it’s an edible plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 2-11.
Leaves green with orbicular to round shape
Viola hederacea flower
Flowers edible, color purple and white, purple in the middle and white in the outer
Viola hederacea for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Viola hederacea growing and care:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to heat, invasive Spring in cold climate, autumn-winter in warm climate Planting season: Slug, Mildew, Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: old and dead leaves Size of the plant? 7-20 cm Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun (more flowers)/ Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring, summer and autumn in cold climate, Winter spring and early summer in warm climate Bloom season: General information about the flower: Edible flowers, purple and white, purple in the middle and white in the outer. Pollination is done by: Bees, butterfly Salad, eat raw Uses of flower: Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season Spring, summer and autumn in cold climate, Autumn, winter and spring in warm climate Cut the leaves next to the stems How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves green with oval shape sometime secreted in the edges Uses of Viola hederacea leaves: Salad, cooked Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Purple flower White flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Perennial plant Subshrub Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 9