african violets

If you notice your African violet's leaves turning yellow and wilting, it may have root rot, which is caused by too much water and not enough drainage.

How to Identify and Save African Violet From Root Rot

If you have an African violet that is wilting, has yellow leaves, or is otherwise not looking its best, it may have root rot. Root rot is a common problem with African violets, and it is caused by too much water. African violets need to be watered about once a week, and they should never be allowed to sit in water. If you think your African violet has root rot, there are a few things you can do to save it.

One possible cause of brown spots on African Violet leaves is leaf scorch.

8 Causes of Brown Spots on African Violet Leaves (With Fixes)

If you have brown spots on the leaves of your African violet, you’re not alone. Many people who grow African violets (Saintpaulia ionantha) experience this problem at some point. There are a number of possible causes, including:

1. too much sun
2. too much water
3. not enough water
4. not enough light
5. too much fertilizer
6. pests
7. disease
8. old leaves