Sad African Violet
My African Violet looks sad and droopy- I water once a week. Thoughts?
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    Connie Hi Karly, I suggest using a special African violet plant food and a self watering African violet pot. The special pots are so easy, because they only water the plant when it needs it from the bottom, so you don't get leaf spots. African violets like to be root bound. If the new pot looks smaller than this one, don't worry. I keep my African violets in a South facing window and they love it.
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    Paris Lalicata Hi Karly! Depending on the light levels (and temperatures) provided to the plant it may need to be watered more than once a week. Especially since it's in a porous container. I'd recommend aerating the soil in case it has become compact. Give the plant a watering, and give the leaves time to perk back up! Water is what gives plants their turgidity, and when they don't have enough they begin to wilt. Same can happen with overwatering, however, usually moist soil and yellowing leaves accompany this. Hope this helps!