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African Violet Handbook

African Violet Handbook


  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • pages
  • Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
  • Published: April 2003
  • ISBN-10: 071531601x
  • ISBN-13: 9780715316016

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African violets are among everyone's favorite houseplant, having captured the heart of plant lovers throughout the world. Now completely revised and updated, The African Violet Handbook is the authoritative text on these beautiful florae. Tony Clements, Britain's leading African violet specialist, knows the secret of keeping these plants in beautiful condition. With over twenty years' experience of commercial violet growing, he gives the benefit of his expert advice on every aspect of care and cultivation, and shows how to develop superb specimens with a long flowering season. Written in clear, straightforward style, completely free of technical jargon and illustrated with superb color photographs, this is an important book which will fire would-be collectors of these beautiful plants with enthusiasm and give encouragement to those who have previously found them difficult to grow.