Blooming but dries before opens

gardencraze(9b Groveland FL.)July 9, 2014

Hi everyone, my AV is blooming loads but the blooms die and dry up before they open. Very new at growing AVs

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cork_oh(5OH)

Hi
This will happen if you let your AV soil dry after the buds start to form. Not soaking wet, but keep damp.
Cork

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 2:58PM
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lauraeli_

Sometimes that happens for a bit after moving it from the greenhouse into your home. Put it inside a jar or bowl, something to raise the humidity around the plant.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 3:25PM
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Linda

Low humidity can sometimes cause bud blast. As mentioned, put in a bowl or on rocks that have water in them. Do not let your violet sit in water but above it.

Linda

    Bookmark   July 10, 2014 at 1:36AM
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