How to plant in the ground leaves of violets

African violets very easily propagated from the sheet. This is the most popular method. Even inexperienced growers can grow plants and expand your collection.
As grow from leaf violet

Features breeding violets leaves

The leaf, which is separated from the mother flower and immediately placed in the soil, gives very good results. Cuttings are much less likely to rot quickly take root, give a lot of kids.

Sequence leaf planting in soil:

  • break off or cut with a sharp knife healthy, resilient leaf of adult plants, about four centimeters long;
  • dipped cutting in a weak solution of potassium permanganate and dried;
  • in a disposable cup (100 ml), make small holes in the bottom of the foam pomeschayutizmelchenny – he will not let the water stay at the roots, and they will not rot;
  • is poured into a glass of damp earth, placing it in a shallow leaf lightly covered with earth, not tamping it;
  • propped up piece of toothpick;
  • put the seedlings in the greenhouse conditions – a plastic box or under cellophane

How fast violet leaf to root

From the quality of the cut sheet depends on the quality of the future plant. It is not suitable to cut sluggish or spoiled sheets, and are at the bottom of the bush to the ground. In addition they are old, they may be contaminated with fungi and bacteria. Cut young (but well-developed) and the elastic leaf from the middle of the bush. Small, immature too need not take – they do not have enough nutrients for the formation of children.

When planting can trim an upper portion of the leaf blade using a sharp knife or razor. This is not a required step, but it will encourage a more rapid formation of roots and shoots of the sheet when it is rooted.

Note! Trim the cutting angle of 45 degrees, cut up, will stimulate the growth of roots and shoots.

A small pot filled with light and loose soil mix. The soil is better to buy in a flower shop, but it definitely need to add equal parts vermiculite and perlite – then the earth will become loose, and it is this suitable violets.

The soil must be moist (not too damp, or leaf rot). Make a small hole in the ground mixture and petiole insert into the hole to the bottom lamina and slightly compact the soil around it.

Additional information!In one pot, you can rooting several sheets if there is room.

Pot seedling covered with transparent plastic film and put in a bright place at a moderate temperature without direct sunlight.

How to care

After landing you will notice that the leaves look limp. It’s okay, it’s they take root. About two weeks after the appearance of roots, they become elastic again. Watered sheets as needed. See to it that they will be in a bright place. A couple of times a week to get them briefly from Teplicka. And in about a month at the leaf will be kids, and do not need a greenhouse.

When the seedlings have grown enough to be accessed comfortably with them, they can be separated from the”mother” of the sheet. Kids are transplanted into a separate pot, putting enough into the soil, so as not bared no spine, but careful not burying a tiny point of growth in the plant center.

If the germ is still very small and has little roots, it can be placed in a transparent closed container or a film. This will protect it. Take the violet of the container will be in a few weeks.

lighting plays an important role in the further development of the children, so care must be taken, giving them enough ambient light. With a lack of light, they will be drawn, and an excess can be fired young tender leaves.

Fertilize young violets two months after the transplant. Then the frequency of fertilizing twice a month.

From planting cuttings to flowering violets time passes until about a year. Much depends on the variety and on the conditions. Nothing complicated in the reproduction of violet leaf no. If you adhere to these simple rules, then the very first time get to breed with violet leaf.