African Violet - leaning

Bob G 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
sunlight
> 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
recently
> > > flowered, but the leaves turned spotty, brown and wilty.  (I know not
to
> > 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
of
> > the
> > > stem of the plant where I removed the dying/dead leaves.  I added soil
> to
> > > the top (to try to keep it straight), but it's still leaning.  Nearly
> all
> > of
> > > the leaves had to be removed.  Do you think this plant is beyond
saving?
> > I
> > > hope not.  There are new leaves coming up, but the plant is still
> leaning.
> > >
> > > Any advice would be appreciated.  Thanks.
> > >
> >
> > How much water and light are you providing?
> >
> >
> >
>
>





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