African Violet - leaning
bobg63 at nfsyahoo.com
Mon Mar 3 21:27:08 EST 2003
"Jenny Rizzo" <jenrizzo at nycap.rr.com> wrote in message
news:IXR8a.960$_L3.1 at twister.nyroc.rr.com...
> It's about 2 feet from a window that faces west (so I guess partial
> part of the day). I water it when it looks dry (dirt moves in from the
> outer edge of the pot) -- about once a week.
1. You are probably underwatering. You might try keeping it slightly moist.
2. A west window in winter is not enough light. East or south would be
better, otherwise use artificial light.
3. Use a pebble tray to increase humidity.
> "Bob G" <bobg63 at nfsyahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:b3vkoc$dbk$1 at bob.news.rcn.net...
> > "Jenny Rizzo" <jenrizzo at nycap.rr.com> wrote in message
> > news:BXB8a.3980$cE4.1892 at twister.nyroc.rr.com...
> > > It seems that these are very sensitive plants. I have one that
> > > flowered, but the leaves turned spotty, brown and wilty. (I know not
> > get
> > > the leaves wet.) I changed the location of the plant, it seems to be
> > doing
> > > better (no more brown leaves). However, I'm concerned about the part
> > the
> > > stem of the plant where I removed the dying/dead leaves. I added soil
> > > the top (to try to keep it straight), but it's still leaning. Nearly
> > of
> > > the leaves had to be removed. Do you think this plant is beyond
> > I
> > > hope not. There are new leaves coming up, but the plant is still
> > >
> > > Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
> > >
> > How much water and light are you providing?
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