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How to make African violet cuttings
This is a quick guide to making African violet cuttings from which you can grown entire new African violet plants. The cuttings will make roots in water.

Posted by jennifer e. from Memphis, Tennessee, United States • Published See jennifer e.'s 14 projects »
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  • How to plant a plant / a flower / a tree. African Violet Cuttings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Using a pair of scissors, cut leaves from the outer part of the plant, near the base of the stem, making an angled cut.

  • How to plant a plant / a flower / a tree. African Violet Cuttings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place each leaf in a small jar with just enough water to cover the tip of the stem.

    Make sure to keep the leaf part out of the water.

    Place the cuttings in a spot that receives sun for at least half the day.

  • How to plant a plant / a flower / a tree. African Violet Cuttings - Step 3
    Step 3

    In a few weeks the stems will make roots.

    When the root structure is strong, you can pot the leaves in soil.

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