African Violet - leaning

Jenny Rizzo jenrizzo at nycap.rr.com
Mon Mar 3 22:34:04 EST 2003


Thank you Bob!
I have moved it to a window facing east, will keep it moist and get a pebble
tray.  The plant has sentimental value, and I don't want to loose it!

Jen

"Bob G" <bobg63 at nfsyahoo.com> wrote in message
news:b412ql$l2l$1 at bob.news.rcn.net...
>
> "Jenny Rizzo" <jenrizzo at nycap.rr.com> wrote in message
> news:IXR8a.960$_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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