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I have violets

How do you make new plants from my over grown violets. I can not seem to have any luck??

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Asked by amytmom at 11:01 AM on Oct. 31, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • All you need to do is to take a healthy leaf from near the centre of a plant which is in good flower. Trim the leaf stalk down to about one inch using a sharp knife. Now dab a drop of your own perspiration (human sweat is an excellent rooting compound) on the cut stalk and push firmly into a pot containing a mix of 50% vermiculite and 50% soilless compost.

    Water and seal the whole lot in a plastic bag until you see lots of young growth. When the new African Violet plantlets are more than one inch tall, split them and plant out into their own pots.


    Answer by SophiaofLight at 3:45 PM on Oct. 31, 2009

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