African Violets
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Help with African Violets

Zone 16748 | Cathy Armacost added on July 26, 2018 | Answered

I have a several years old African Violet plant.... It appears to grow in tight clusters.... I'm not sure whether to re-pot it or divide it. If division is the answer, how do I go about doing it.... I am woefully undereducated when it comes to African violets and have been letting it just grow....

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 28, 2018

They do prefer to remain rootbound. Repotting these is a very careful process. Disturb the roots at all, and they will likely suffer.

This collection of articles will give you everything you need to know for the care of these finicky flowers: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/african-violet

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