|Basic African Violet Care
African Violets have 6 basic requirements that need to be met in order for
them to grow and bloom. The closer these requirements are met, the better
the violets will preform. Sounds simple? It is! The challenge (or fun of
growing African violets) is figuring out the correct balance between these
six variables that works best for both you and your violets! To make things
even more challenging, not all violets are created equal when it comes to
their ideal requirements. For example, some will need more light than
others, while some will require more (or less) fertilizer to do their best.
As you will see when you read though this section, there are a number of
ways people have reached the same goal when growing their violets. We'll
share with you what works for us and what others have done that works for
If growing 'show quality' violets if your goal, then this is the ultimate in
perfecting your growing conditions and techniques.