||Streptocarpus sect. Saintpaulia
African violets are one of the world's best known and most popular houseplants. They are compact, low-growing little beauties with delicate, velvety leaves and are available in a myriad of forms and colors. While they have a reputation for being fussy, have no fear. Follow their water, light and soil needs and you will have a thriving, blooming plant year round.
||Safe for kids and pets
||Pothos, ZZ, Fern
|Level of Care:
||Medium: They don't like water touching their leaves, so water from the base. They can be finicky until the growing conditions are just right.
||Bright indirect light.
||Average to high humidity. Keep away from cold, drafty windows in the winter to keep your plant happy!
||Moist, but never wet, soggy conditions as they are prone to root rot. Prefers warm water. Don't allow them to sit in water.
||Regular potting mix; very well draining. Adding perlite can increase drainage.
||Feed every other week with an African violet fertilizer.
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