African Violet – The charming beside of the window

African violets, or also known as Saintpaulia is commonly big tree cultivation is in the house because of their beauty and ease of care.

Originating from Tanzania and Kenya, the perennial flowers will thrive outdoors in some regions climate, but the best is the plant indoors in most of these areas because they cannot withstand cold temperatures. African violets some varieties have flowers of many colors, including blue, pink, red, white, purple and blue. Some types also have flowers with fringed edges and double petals. The dainty flowering plants look great in hanging baskets, in a large plantation owners with a wide range of colors or in a single pot. Learn the basics of how to grow African Violets indoors will help you achieve beautiful home grown in that will last for many years.

The steps to plant it

Select where to buy. Should buy in the home garden, but the price may be a bit more expensive than the supermarket but often buy in home gardens will health and more beautiful.

Decide what color you like, or try to grow different varieties of African violets.


Pick a spot in your House with solar light is suitable for planting African Violets.

Make sure that the light is not too strong or over the glass filter or not directly during the spring through the fall, so it does not damage or drying the plant. In the winter months, the most recent African Violets in direct sunlight to ensure they have enough natural light each day.
Watering African Violets in your home carefully. The best irrigation method is to place the pots in a saucer containing water to allow irrigation water stability and maintain a suitable humidity level around the tree.


Latest African Violets in the disk is not more than 30 minutes. and then pour the excess water removed. It will absorb what is needed in that way and you can be sure you won’t be watering too much.

If you decide to irrigate your trees from the top down, be careful not to have no standing water on the leaves as this will damage them. Grow African Violets Indoors step 5 Version 2. jpg
Provides nutrition for the African Violets every week. 1/4 to 1/8 teaspoon of fertilizer per gallon of water. 20-20-20 fertilizer or fertilize with a higher middle number.

Remove or detach the new seedlings grow on the main trunk. The small tree that can grow big and make the tree bad and uneven about appearance.

Keep your African Violets cooler and dryer in winter. The plants experienced a period of inactivity in order to cut the water and heat will help them thrive when the winter was over.

Repotting African Violets when needed. Twice a year for standard (mature trees) and once every 3-4 months for small trees.

Important rules for choosing pots is the pots 1/3 the size of the diameter of the tree. Violet young will never go into a greater than 2 1/2 “pots. Disconnected remove the leaves and leaving only 3 or 4 rows of leaves on the small ones so they will fit in and buried the “neck” or cut the roots off and buried ages depending on the neck is long.


Mix or 1/3 of land, 1/3 vermiculite and 1/3 perlite humus in the dry climate. You can consider using perlite than if you used a self watering pots or pots are in the open wind.


Try starting a new African Violet plants by disconnect a few leaves and put them in the soil or compost compost with sand. African violets are easy to breed by using this simple technique.
Make sure that you keep your African Violets in the place where they will get plenty of sunlight each day. They will not thrive in dark rooms or places where they are not exposed to light.
Never allow the temperature in the area put the African Violets pots in your home under 59 degrees Fahrenheit (15 degrees Celsius).


Do not leave standing water on the leaves of African Violets. This will cause brown spots to grow and will eventually cause the leaves to die.
When learning how to grow an African violet, the important thing is not to know when would need watering. Test the soil with your finger by pushing it into the bowls. If the wet soil, it is not the time for watering the plants.

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