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Pling wrote at 2013-02-16 02:04:58
I also had this happen to my long established plants!  At first I thought it lack of light, but they'd been in the same spot for a long time and thrived, so I knew it wasn't that!  A friend said it was either over-watering or needed fertilizer - the soil should be damp-ish, and doesn't hurt to let it dry out once in a while - if it does dry out, give a good soak from the bottom (leaves don't like any water on them at all!), drain off excess water, and you're off again!  Mine are back to full flowering with deep green leaves!


Steinberg wrote at 2013-02-27 07:28:10
I have this same plant and I watered it with cold water from the shower and the next day the leaves looked exactly like this!


Steinberg wrote at 2013-02-27 07:28:16
I have this same plant and I watered it with cold water from the shower and the next day the leaves looked exactly like this!


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PLEASE LIMIT QUESTIONS TO AFRICAN VIOLETS. I will accept any question or problem relating to African Violets and their care. If I do not know the answer, I will research it for you. PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT AS THIS IS THE JEWISH SABBATH.

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I learned about African Violets at the knee of my grandmother, who was born in 1895. I have been raising violets for nearly 30 years, and have helped friends and relatives with growing as well

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At the knee of my grandmother.

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