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African Violets (20-30cm)
25.0 AED (-12%)
Botanical name:- African Violets.
|Scientific name||Saintpaulia ionantha|
|Watering||Once per week and keep moist|
|Pests||Spider mites, mealybugs, scale and thrips|
|Pet friendliness||Toxic to pets and humans|
|Light||Bright, indirect light|
|Humidity||50-60% mist if needed|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage and repot every 1-2 years|
|Plant height||Up to 90 cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil / Red soil / Manure / Perlite|
|Nutrition||Apply manure once in fortnight and NPK in next fortnight|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Description||Saintpaulia is commonly known as the African Violet because it originates from Africa and the flowers look like violets. The plant was discovered by Baron von Saint Paul in 1892 at which point it was sent to Hermann Wendland at Berlin’s Royal Botanic Gardens, who named it Saintpaulia ionantha.|