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Commercial violet growing.

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Commercial violet growing.

by Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

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Published by H.M.S.O .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.1950(B50-5060).

SeriesAdvisory leaflets; no.352
The Physical Object
Pagination6p.,22cm
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18721645M

Growing to 8 inches tall and 1 1/2 feet wide, sweet violets thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9 and produce dark green, heart-shaped leaves and dainty 3/4.   Eight on some of my new and existing African violets. Also have a question about one of the plants for some of you experienced African violet growers.

African violet soil: Use a fast draining African violet soil or make your own by combining equal parts potting soil, peat moss, and perlite or vermiculite. Plants with multiple crowns can be divided, giving you more plants to enjoy or share with friends. African violets are easy to propagate by rooting a leaf cutting in water or vermiculite. Growing Violet. 1, likes 3 talking about this. Our beautiful little girl Violet-Mae decided she would meet the world an incredible 15 weeks early. This is our journal of her growth and.

Viola is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family is the largest genus in the family, containing between and species. Most species are found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere; however, some are also found in widely divergent areas such as Hawaii, Australasia, and the Andes.. Some Viola species are perennial plants, some are annual plants, and a few are small shrubs. A violet is supposed to grow in a radial format with one single crown, unless its a trailer. This is especially true, if you are growing a show plant, there are rules to be followed. In the long run, the suckers can drain energy from the main crown and change the shape of the plant.


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The preface started: "Violet growing as a business has not received the attention given to some other crops. This is probably due to the fact that the violet as generally grown is less profitable than the rose, carnation, or even the : B.

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