African Violet

African Violet
Common Name African Violet
Scientific Name A variety of species are available within the Saintpaulia Genus.
Plant Characteristics A great house plant. Most varieties present a rosette growth habit, but some offer a trailing habit. This plant will continuously bloom as manipulated.
Growing Tips Light - Performs best when receiving indirect sunlight. Place in a window with a western or southern exposure to the sun. Optimal levels of light should be 900-1100 fc.
Water - Use just enough to keep the soil moist. It is best to water the plant from the bottom by placing the entire pot in water and allowing it soak it up for about 20 minutes. Never use soft water.
Flowering - Flowering is induced by exposing the plant to at least 8 hours of darkness every day.
Temperature - Optimal temperature is about 70oF.
Availability Normal shipping season is Valentine's Day. Options may be available upon request.

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