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African Violets

Is there anything more delicate and pretty than an African violet? These little plants can add a splash of color and brightness to any room, and they’re easy to grow and care for too. If you’re new to growing African violets, or if you need a refresher on how to care for them, then we have you covered. In the guides below, we share tips on how to choose the right potting mix, how much water your plants need, when to fertilize them, and more! If you’re new to these lovely flowering plants, start here.

Reasons and Fixes for Long Necks and Leggy African Violets

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African violets can stretch for the light or develop long necks, making them look sickly or unattractive. This unwanted growth can be brought on by normal aging or it may be caused by problems like too little light, too much water, diseases, or pests. Learn all about how to fix leggy growth on Saintpaulia plants now.

How to Grow and Care For African Violets

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African violets are one of the few houseplants that produce flowers all year long. They come in many different colors, sizes, leaf shapes, and blossom types, providing color even when the world outside is covered in snow. If you’re curious about how to grow and care for these fantastic, classic plants, this guide can help.

How to Propagate African Violets from Leaf Cuttings

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The only thing that’s better than one African violet is two, and the only thing better than two African violets… well, you get the idea. This quintessential houseplant is easily reproduced from cuttings. With a little time and effort, you can fill your house with these exceptional flowering plants. Read on to learn how.