Answer: Rather than repotting, you might try starting a new (identical) plant by rooting a healthy leaf taken from the center of the plant. Early spring and summer are the best times to do this. Simply remove a leaf, trim the stem to about an inch and a half long and "plant" or set it upright into barely damp potting soil or vermiculite so that the stem is buried. (Lean the leaf back against the edge of the pot if necessary to keep it more or less upright.) Keep the soil slightly moist and in a few weeksor so the leaf should develop roots and begin to grow into a plantlet which can then be potted into normal African violet soil. You can start several leaves in one pot in case you'd like a few more plants.
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