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Best care for African Violets in the house.

QuestionHello, First I would like to say thank you to all involved in setting up this free service. I just found it about 10 minutes ago and from looking at the high ratings othe

Can`t get them to bloom!

QuestionHi Mary, I started with 1 AV and it got huge! I read an article about propagating them and I ended up with 4 plants. That was a yr ago and I can`t seem to get any of them to bloom.I had no problems w/ the mo

My African Violet will not bloom!

QuestionDear Mary, Please help! I bought my African Violet about a month and a half ago and it was full of flowers. One by one they withered and fell and no new flowers have grown back, even the flower buds died. I

Diseases

QuestionDear Mary, My African Violets have what appears to be powdery mildew on them. It is a white cotton like substance. I have disposed of the most infected plant, but the others are showing signs that they too

How often or when should you repot violets?

QuestionI just got an african violet. How big do they get generally? & How often should I repot. I`ve seen specialty food/ soil for african violets. Is that neccesary? Thank you Judeanne

Unhappy African violet

QuestionDear Mary, One of my African violets seems to be having problems. The leaves look fine, although the outer, larger ones are a little droopy. The main problem is that the flowers are very small a

Propogating African Violets

QuestionHi Mary, I am brand new gardner and have two African Violets that are thriving in my courtyard in New York City. I read in a book that to propogate these plants, that your simply need to take a leaf a

Overwatered plant?

QuestionHi, Ms Hill, I have an African violet which has been doing splendidly for the two years I had it at home, but now that I have it in my dorm room, and it and my other plants have become my pets, I thi

Fluorescent light

QuestionHello: I am growing some African Violets under fluorescent lights and was wondering what the ideal time for the lights to be on daily is. (12 hours, etc.) Thank you! AnswerHello Tyler: Ten to t

Repotting

QuestionHi Mary, I have a half dozen violets that I bought several years ago--the $.99 versions you get in Walgreens! They are in 4 inch plastic pots and they have become huge. The leaves on one span at least 12 acr

molding?

QuestionHi Johnnie, I have many African Violets. Some are in reg pots and others I have in specialty african violet ceramic pots. Those in the ceramic pots tend to get a moldy looking flower which tells me that the

Dead African Violet

QuestionOh no, a possessed pot! Im not sure what it is made of; some sort of porous, brownish clay stuff. My AV that is totally healthy is in an identical pot; both plants and both pots bought at the loc

3 different types of violets

Questionhi there I have 3 different kinds of violets (so ive been told thats what they where) They are very tiny plants one is a light green color both stem and leaves and grows upwards, the other 2 look very simial

repotting African violet

Question------------------------- Followup To Question - I have an African violet that hasnt been repotted in a very long time. It has developed a very long neck and Im not sure what to do- the plant flops

numerous AV problems

QuestionI just bought a new mini...the ones from optimara that have the suction cup...the top of the soil has turned white-ish! does she have mold? I gave her water with a little bit of fertilizer, could that have b

No blossoms

Question2 years ago we moved to NW Mississippi and found an African Violet left by the previous owner. That spring/summer it had beautiful pale pink/violet blooms, multiple. It was not unusual to have 10

LEGGY AFRICAN VIOLETS

QuestionHI KRISTINA! I HAVE HAD SOME REAL DUMB LUCK WITH AFRICAN VIOLETS OVER THE YEARS, BUT MY MOM AND I HAVE HAD A SMALL PROBLEM THAT I WONDER IF YOU KNOW THE REASON...WE HAVE BEEN PROPOGATING(SP?) AFRICAN V

dry flowers

Questionhow long after the flowers dry will my violet flower again?should i pull out the dried flowers or just leave it alone? AnswerAs soon as the flower is done blooming take it off. It depends on the varie

My leaves are going limp and dying

QuestionHello there. I was given an african violet plant for a gift 2 years ago. When I got it, there were new leaves and flowers. Now that I have moved to California, I feed and water only from the top, It has been

Propagation

QuestionFirst I would like to say that the AVSA does not have any more information than any other site dedicated to African violets. I have twelve violets growing under lights and three on a west facing window sill.

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