What kind of fertilizer do African violets need?

What is the best Fertiliser for African violets?

8 Best African Violet Fertilizers And How And When To Use Them

  • Jobe’s Flowering Plant Fertilizer Spikes 10-10-4.
  • Earthpods Premium African Violet Plant Food .2-.2-.4.
  • Espoma Organic Violet Plant Food 1-3-1.
  • Miracle-Gro Blooming Houseplant Food 0.5-1.-0.5.
  • Schultz African Violet Plus Plant Food 8-14-9.

Can you use regular Miracle Grow on African violets?

African violets grow best in well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Miracle-Gro® Indoor Potting Mix is specially formulated to provide indoor plants like African violets with just the right growing environment.

Is Epsom salt good for African violets?

Applied once per month epsom salts will help trigger bloom in your violets and be a good companion to your African violet specialty fertilizer. Dissolve two tablespoons of epsom salts in one gallon of tepid water in a watering can or pitcher. Swish or swirl the salts in the water to dissolve them and combine the two.

Do African violets like to be misted?

Most houseplants–except for fuzzy-leaved ones like African violets–like regular misting. Misters found at the nursery are generally best to use, because they can be adjusted according to the mist requirements of each plant. Some plants want a very fine mist while others like to be more wet.

When should I repot my African violet?

African violets should be repotted about twice a year, or every 5-6 months. One mature, this simply means repotting the plant with some fresh soil, into the same size pot.

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Do African violets have a lifespan?

African violets can live a long time, as long as 50 years! To get them there, you need to provide good care which includes repotting African violets. The trick is knowing when to repot an African violet and what soil and container size to use.