African Violets
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propagating an African Violet by splitting

Zone 27540 | Anonymous added on March 27, 2018 | Answered

When splitting to propagate an African Violet, should it be done when most of the flowers have fallen off? Lee [email protected]

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 28, 2018

As with most plants, it's best to divide African violets when they're not in flower or have few flowers so they can put all their energy into root and leaf growth. However, it's not critical, and if you propagate by division while they're flowering, they will probably be fine.

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