Violets and care for them: where to put and how to water, what temperature is needed
Apr 26, 2018
Very often you can hear that violets and care for them - a very troublesome thing. It is because of this that many refuse to start them on their windowsill. Let them be capricious, but how beautiful they are! In order for room violets to grow and not get sick, we will give you some tips on caring for room violets.
To date, flower shops are filled with a huge number of varieties of these "simpotyazhek", which are adapted to living in your apartment.
What is the temperature needed to grow violets?
Violets require a stable temperature. It is necessary to protect them from sudden changes in temperature and drafts. Optimal temperature is 16-20 degrees.
With the onset of winter, remove the pots from the window sills in a warmer place. If you do not adhere to this condition, the color of the leaves of the plant will grow lighter, the petioles will lengthen. If hypothermia continues frequently, then the plant becomes weak and dies.
Where to put violets in the apartment
Indoor violets love light. With its lack, the flower may not bloom at all. Do not keep it under the sun, the consequence of this can be yellow spots, which then can turn into holes. If the flower is rearranged in time, it can still be saved, but the appearance can not be changed.
How to properly water the violets
Watering should be careful. Do not let water get on the leaves, it's disastrous for them. Apply warm water, cold can kill the plant, minimal damage - yellow spots on the leaves.
High humidity is suitable for violets. Do not spray water on the leaves, as in the summer it leads to burning. In winter, from drops, the plant freezes even more quickly. To increase the humidity, you can put pots of water between pots.
Top dressing only in spring and summer.
How to transplant violets
In the transplant violets do not need, you can think about it only when the roots have already occupied the entire pot space. Violets multiply with the help of leaves. Tear off a healthy leaf, plant it in the soil, the roots are formed in a month.
Care for these flowers is not so complicated, as they say, so if you did not dare to have this delicate flower, start, just do not forget the tips for caring.
On many sites and in magazines you can read that violets can not be washed and sprayed - not true. Can. After all, these are also flowers - flowers that were originally not born in pots, but grew in nature in the fresh air, under normal climatic conditions - rain, wind, etc.
Therefore, when the violet leaves fade from the dust, you need to bring flowers to the bathroom, turn on the shower and sweep the violets, washing away the dirt.
A shower spray washing the leaves of violets should be light and warm.
After the shower, leave the flowers in the bathroom until all the water drains, the leaves dry. All success will come to naught if you put wet violets in the sun or bright light - the leaves will have spots. Every year you need to change the earth to violets and plant them again in the same pots.
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