|African Violet: Leaf Cutting Started 6/28/2012|
A friend of mine started an African Violet plant for me by using a healthy leaf cutting from her existing plant.
She snipped off a healthy leaf with a stem of about 1 to 1-1/2 inches long. Then she stuck the stem in some potting soil in a small container. She watered the plant, and then set the pot inside another clear plastic container. She then placed a plastic baggy over the clear container to create a tent. Because the water was trapped in this environment I only had to water it once in the last two and a half months! I am happy to report new leaves sprouting near the leaf stem!
For first-time African Violet propagators, check out Christian Tamez's video on starting African Violet Plants:
"Starting African Violets" by Christian Tamez