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Q.When Buying African Violet At Store Should You Transplant It Into Clay Pot At Home?

Zone 34997 | Anonymous added on May 2, 2021 | Answered

I Have African violet pot . should I plant the new plant in the top part of pot?

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Answered on May 4, 2021

You certainly can transplant it, and a terra cotta pot is fine choice for this. Some also like to use a container that you water from below so as not to wet the foliage.

However, if you're going to remove the plant from it's store-bought pot, it should only go into a new pot that's just a little bigger than the one it's in. Transplanting to larger vessels should be a gradual process as the plant grows. Here's an article:

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