African Violet Plants are common house plants that people wouldn't think of then being a tropical rainforest plant, but they are.
The tropical violet flower, purple violet flowers or as we think of them as common African violet plants, were originally from the Eastern Arc Mountains in the African rain forest.
Many, many, many, many, years ago most of the African continent started to change from a richly forested pan-tropical belt, to what is now known for being a dry savannah or very desert like.
So many tropical plants and trees originated from Africa which was mostly rainforest with lush vegetation and rare, beautiful and colorful plants and flowers such as the purple violet flowers.
People get confused how tropical plants could come from such a baron country, but unfortunately times have changed these incredible tropical biomes or have destroyed them.
Luckily there are still a few jungles and rainforest left in Africa still producing unique and beautiful flowers , one of them being the Congo and jungles of the Gombe Game Reserve in Africa, which some of you have heard of and where the famous and beautiful gorillas and Chimpanzees live that were studied by The Great Conservationist Jane Goodall.
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Choose from a great selection of the freshest and healthiest African violet flowers and all the African violet supplies you will need to grow them such as African violet food, African violet soil and African violet fertilizer to make sure you are growing African violets to their healthiest potential.
Below you will gain all the knowledge you will need to know to grow these African beauties in your own home with the proper watering African violets, and African violet care for growing African violets in your own home.
These African violet plants need lots of T.L.C tender Loving care and with the correct information and products you will be able to grow lush and colorful plants.
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How To Grow African Violets and Growing African Violets Indoors
Light: Moderate to bright, indirect, indoor light. They are a low light house plant which means no direct sunlight.
Watering: Keep soil moist to dry, and allow soil around roots to dry out before watering to encourage blooming. Water from the bottom with room temperature water by placing the plastic grower's pot in water, and allowing the plant to absorb the water (not more than 30 minutes).
Avoid getting water on the leaves as this can cause spotting damage. For best results, use violet plant food as directed.
Tips: Pinch off spent blossoms and blossom stems to encourage development of new blooms. Place plants away from floor vents, fans, or entrance doors to avoid air drafts and bursts of cold air.
Growing beautiful African violets can be simple, but there is a lot you need to do, they need attention and should not be neglected especially at the beginning.
Good thing is once you get your violets set up properly, growing beautiful African violet plants can be quite easy. Just sit back and wait for the compliments!
Make sure when potting them that you put them in a shorter than normal pot, they grow much better and healthier plated this way.
Knowing how to grow an African violets can be a bit tricky at first, but I will teach you the basics for caring for African violets and how to grow african violets which will make things much easier for you to grow African violets and produce beautiful purple and pink flowers for your home or office.
Keeping your African violet humid is very important
Always use an oversized tray under your pot for your african violet plants, fill the tray full with gravel or even small pieces of broken decorative glass then fill with it water just below the rim of the tray.
The water will evaporate upwards from the surface of the pebbles, up past the leaves of your African violet, just like its natural habitat in a tropical rain forest.
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