droopy leave on violets - Knowledgebase Question

Question by ddobson
June 30, 2010
I have four small pots on violets on my window seal, one of them the leaves are just drooping down, what causes this? the others are just fine.

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


Drooping leaves on African violets usually indicate a water stress - generally, too much water which can lead to crown rot. You need to water your plants thoroughly but then allow the soil to dry out a bit before watering again. I just lift the pots up. If they are heavy, the soil is moist; if they feel lightweight, it's time to water. Best wishes with your plants!

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