Viola Purple

6.90 

Viola cornuta hybr.

Edible violets can be used as garnish on pastries and salads. Try putting them inside ice cubes as well! 

Our range of sweet violets includes not only purple, but also orange, yellow, white, purple-yellow, blue and ruby-gold varieties. The diameter of the flowers is about 2.5 cm. 

Pretty violets look like big adorable eyes. Violet flowers have a mild, sweet flavour. They are ideal for garnishing a wide variety of foods. Violets can also be frosted with sugar. 

Availability: In stock

Category: Edible flowers
Package includes: 3 plant capsules + nutrients
First leaves in: 2-3 weeks
Growth and size: Slow;  Medium (2-3 Height blocks)
This plant will need extra height blocks for your Plantui in addition to the default 2 blocks which the device is shipped with. We recommend that you get at least one blooming light block in addition to the regular height blocks
How to cut: Cut off any withered flowers to allow the violas to grow new ones. See pruning guide here.
When to eat: Use the open flowers immediately after cutting them.

Additional info:

Violets germinate in 6-9 days and the first flowers can be expected 5-6 weeks after sowing. Violets enjoy a cool room temperature and grow best at about 20-23 degrees Celsius. 

Violets bloom for a long time and when you pick off the withered flowers, new ones appear quicker. To ensure long and abundant flowering, we recommend using the Blooming Light Block. Place it at the same level with the buds and flowers. 

Flowers should be picked no later than a few days after they have opened. Use the flowers soon after picking, since they will wither quickly. If you pick the flowers but do not use them immediately, they will keep for a few days in a cool place, protected from light in an airtight container. 

Cut off any withered flowers to allow the violet to grow new ones. 

The recommended growing time is approximately 8-10 weeks.

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