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How to select & grow African violets and other gesneriads

by Theodore James

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Published by H.P. Books in [Tucson, AZ] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African violets,
  • Gesneriaceae

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHow to select and grow African violets and other gesneriads., African violets and other gesneriads.
    Statementby Theodore James, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.A4 J36 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3194963M
    ISBN 100895862220
    LC Control Number83081327

    Select appropriate propagating materials and using them, propagate African violets. Identify and control pest and diseases of African violets Discuss the role that light plays in the growth of African violets Describe greenhouses and other environmental control equipment used for growing African violets. Question: Which varieties are easiest to grow? Answer: This is a very commonly asked question, and one that’s almost impossible to answer, except to say, “it depends”. It depends upon what you like, what suits your growing environment, and your space. All else equal, plants that do best are those that get cared for the best.

    That’s the great thing about gesneriads–they find so many ways to reproduce themselves! Here’s what you can do, if you’d like more plants. Remove the rhizomes from the plant. These are shown at right. Fill a small pot (one at right is 2 1/4″) with a light, porous, soil, like that you use for your other violets and gesneriads. about growing African violets. This EBook contains actual growing techniques along with photos, Ideas, and tips. It does not contain a history of African violets. I have information to share with African violet hobbyists and growers. For the new grower, I have growing tips and directions.

      The photos will be placed on a new Instagram account, @growing_an_african_violet, and also on a Pinterest board under the All About African Violets Pinterest account. Major milestones may also make their way here as special posts. Here is the first image from project, posted on Thursday, June 14th, A leaf of Rob’s Cherry Soda.   Of course, it would be easy enough for me to just snip off a leaf and start my own, gesneriads being among the easiest plants to propagate. You can root African violets leaves by covering a water-filled baby food jar with plastic wrap or foil, poking holes in that covering with a pencil, and inserting the stems of the leaves through the holes.


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How to select & grow African violets and other gesneriads by Theodore James Download PDF EPUB FB2

How to Select and Grow African Violets and Other Gesneriads Paperback – January 1, by Theodore James Jr. (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings/5(7). As an African Violet & Gesneriad grower, enthusiast, and self proclaimed "Gesneri-addict", I strongly recommend this publication. I got this book when it was first published.

I wanted a book that wood provide me with reliable information about African Violet culture/5. Spine title: African violets and other gesneriads. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm: Other Titles: How to select and grow African violets and other gesneriads African violets and other gesneriads: Responsibility: by Theodore James, Jr.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: James, Theodore. How to select & grow African violets and other gesneriads. [Tucson, AZ]: H.P. Books, [©]. Another fine book from Sunset. It shows the great variety of African Violets, both in blooms and foliage, and gives wonderfully clear and easy to follow advice for care of the plants.

Anybody who wants to care for African Violets needs this book/5(14). With this book in your hands you will no longer have to guess when it comes to growing beautiful African violets, crowned with dozens of gorgeous blossoms.

The primary theme of Mel Robey's third book on African violets is: Getting Back to the Basics. Gesneriads make great houseplants, thriving in typical indoor temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees F. They often do best if there is about a degree drop to nighttime temperatures.

Water. You can water African violets and other gesneriads from the top, being careful to use room temperature water and avoiding getting the leaves wet. This book was written with that in mind. Alls pests, insects and disease of the African violet and how to treat them are included. Usually it is enjoyable to raise the lovely African violet hybrids available today.

But at times it seems African violets and other gesneriads have more pests than any other in 5/5(1). African Violets and Other Gesneriads: How to Select and Grow--T. JamesPB See more African Violets and Other Gesneriads by James Jr., Theodore Paperback Book The See more like this.

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specific growing parameters for the indoor gardener. This book provides a broad overview. Unfortunately, there are no other gesneriad books out there to be found. Read more. 2 people found this s: We hybridize many of our own plants–are famous for our ‘Rob’s’ and ‘Ma’s’ series of African violets, and our ‘Bristol’s’ series of gesneriads (African violet relatives).

We grow our plants in a renovated barn, circawith an attached glasshouse and other buildings. At any. In many ways, episcia and other stolon-producing or spreading gesneriads can be treated much like trailing African violets.

All grow very well in shallow pots. All grow very well in shallow pots. Our older, larger, trailing violets are grown in the same saucers. A unique overview of popular plants in cultivation that belong to the Gesneriad family, including African Violets, Columnea, Streptocarpus, Gloxinia and others.

Learn to differentiate between these significant genera, and to understand the different cultural requirements for these and other cultivated gesneriads.

Growing Violets and other Gesneriads under Artificial Light: African violets grow nice and flat and are of uniform height, they are the most suitable plants of all to grow under lights. The answer to this is, of course, fluorescent lighting, and fortunately stands equipped with this lighting are available if you wish to buy them, or you may.

African Violet plants exhibiting the multiflorescence trait with at least one leaf axil that produces two or more flower stems are provided. African Violet plants carrying the multiflorescence trait bloom continuously. The multiflorescence trait has been successfully bred into diverse African Violet plants.

The multiflorescence trait can be combined with many desirable traits including. This page will be the official Face Book springboard for public communications for our new Society (club). Positve, kind words on promotion, education, and culture of growing African Violets, and other Gesneriads, are what we want to see here.

Welcome to our site. 12/25/ 💜💜The Happiest of Holidays to all my Favorite Customers. African Violets, Gesneriads, Episcias, AFRICAN VIOLETS AND OTHER GESNERIADS While I do my very best to pack plants carefully to avoid damage, an outside leaf or vine may break in transit.

This is sometimes unavoidable as boxes are routinely rolled, tumbled. Get this from a library. Gesneriads and how to grow them. [Peggie Schulz;] -- If you are familiar with some of the better known gesneriads-- African violets, episcias, and gloxinias-- then you will enjoy meeting and growing other members of this colorful clan.

Other gesneriads such as episcias, chiritas, streptocarpus, gloxinias, and sinningias to name a few, have different blooming characteristics, and are also exciting to grow. Treat these other gesneriads as you would any African violet, giving them similar care.

African violets are easy to grow and are very forgiving to the amateur horticulturist. The AVSA Handbook for Growers, Exhibitors and Judges © includes all the rules and guidelines for AVSA Standard Shows and for Judging. In addition the book contains Society history and growing information.

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