Viola tricolor growing subshrub of the genus Viola and also known as Heartsease. Viola tricolor is annual in warm climate and short life perennial in cold climate mostly used as ornamental plant although it's an edible plant. Viola tricolor can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Leaves green with orbicular shape
Flowers edible, there are 3 color in the flower color mostly: in the top purple, the flowers colors in the middle light purple or white in the inner petal of the flower yellow, size can be 2-4 cm
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Requirements for growing Viola tricolor:
Cool weather, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing Viola tricolor:
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Viola tricolor?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Viola tricolor:
Sensitive to heat
When is the best time to plant a Viola tricolor plant:
Spring in cold climate, Autumn in warm climate
Pests and diseases in Viola tricolor:
Slug, Mildew, Aphids
When is the best time to prune a Viola tricolor plant?
How to prune a Viola tricolor:
old and dead leaves
What is the size of a Viola tricolor plant?
Growth speed in Viola tricolor:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Viola tricolor Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Viola tricolor:
Full Sun (more flowers)/ Half Shade
It is possible to grow Viola tricolor indoor?
Growing Viola tricolor is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Viola tricolor bloom?
Spring, summer and autumn in cold climate, Winter spring and early summer in warm climate
General information about the flower:
Edible flowers, there are 3 color in the flower color mostly: in the top purple ,in the middle light purple or white in the inner petal of the flower yellow the size can be 2-4 cm
Thinning / Deadheading of Viola tricolor Blossom:
When the flower start to die take the stem of the flower
Pollination is done by:
When to trim Viola tricolor leaves?
Spring, summer and autumn in cold climate, Autumn, winter and spring in warm climate
How to trim Viola tricolor leaves?
Cut the leaves next to the stems
Information about Viola tricolor leaves:
Leaves green with oval shape sometime secreted in the edges
Uses of Viola tricolor leaves: