Why do African violets get brown spots?

Answer From the interaction between very bright light and water left on leaves African violets [Saintpaulia spp] get brown spots. Specifically, the spots represent areas of permanent damage to the leaf. W... Read More »

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What do you do if your African violets get sun burned?

All you can do is cut off the worst looking leaves, the good thing is new leaves will grow back in a month or so.

How to Grow African Violets?

How to get your African violets to bloom. Basic growing techniques to grow a healthy, blooming African violet plant.

What does pH in water do to African violets?

African violets grow best in slightly acidic soil (pH 6.0 to 6.5). The pH of water can change soil pH, causing the plant to suffer from nutrient deficiencies. If watered with softened water (alkali... Read More »

How to Display African Violets?

African violets provide a long-lasting beauty when cared for properly. Although these flowers are often considered finicky and hard to get along with, that's not truly the case. African violets pro... Read More »