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How can I divide a violet pot plant.

Glasgow, United Kingdom Gb

I've had this wee plant from M&S for around 3 years now. The flowers are just dying off but on closer inspection I think it needs re-potted, can I do it now or can I divide it and if so do I cut it in 2?



If it's an African Violet (the dark blue one) then it's easy. We did just that a while back. You just pull away the 'rosettes' and pop them into another pot. We used JI No 2 but I'm sure you could but a small pkt of special compost.

3 Oct, 2009


Thanks, it is an african violet.

3 Oct, 2009


i use any multi purpose compost and just separate the rosettes like heron says.

3 Oct, 2009


you need as little and one leaf to propagate. trim back at "stem" and push cut end into compost. do a few leaves to spread your success rate

4 Oct, 2009

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