African violets - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by ritacmar
February 18, 2011
I have a african violet plant that has grown very large it looks like its 2 plants with a stalk in between. I was wondering if I could cut that stalk and seperate the 2.

Answer from NGA
February 18, 2011


African violets can usually be divided without problem. Unpot your plant and try to pull apart (or cut apart) the two sections. You'll see a whorl of leaves growing from the base of the plant. As long as each division has both leaves and roots attached, it will grow into a separate plant. Repot each division into its own separate pot and you'll have two plants instead of one.

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