Viola odorata grow and care – subshrub of the genus Viola and also known as Wood violet, Viola tricolor is perennial evergreen or annual plants and used as fragrant and ornamental plant although it’s an edible plant. Viola odorata can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10.
Leaves green with oval shape sometime secreted in the edges,
Viola odorata flower
Flowers are edible and used for fragrant or syrup, flower color mostly: the outer circle dark purple the inner circle light purple, the size can be 2-4 cm
Viola odorata for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Viola odorata growing and care:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but it’s easy to do Difficulties or problems when growing: Sensitive to heat, aggressive (invasive as bad weed) Spring in cold climate, autumn-winter in warm climate Recommended planting season? Slug, Mildew, Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn How to prune: Old and dead leaves Size of the plant? 15-30 cm Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Winter – spring Bloom season: General information about the flower Edible flowers and used for fragrant or syrup, flower color mostly: the outer circle dark purple the inner circle light purple, the size can be 2-4 cm Thinning the bloom: Not recommend Pollination is done by: Bees, butterfly Edible leaves When to trim Pansy leaves Spring/ Summer / Autumn ? Cut the leaves next to the stems How to trim Pansy leaves? Information about Green leaves with orbicular shape Pansy leaves: Uses of Pansy leaves Salad, cooked : Scientific name:
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