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Lopsided Violets

Posted by judypots New Jersey (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 23, 07 at 19:42

Hello growers, I'm delighted to have found this forum. Within the last couple of years I have gotten back into growing violets after a very long hiatus. I now have about 20 plants doing very well in my sunroom. Most of my plants are growing very symetrically. A couple, however, are lopsided, with most of the new leaves growing in one direction, even though I turn the plants regularly. They do not have multiple crowns - just growing lopsided from one crown. They are both blooming quite nicely, as are all the other violets. What to do? Should I repot, placing the crown in the center of the pot and cut off some of the outer leaves that are all growing in the same direction? Thanks for any help. Judy


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RE: Lopsided Violets

Hi Judy,
Welcome to the Garden Web. I would repot that lopsided plant and remove enough leaves to make it symmetrical. Where in NJ are you located. Email me.
Fred in NJ


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