crossing african violets

Hybridizing African Violets

Hybridizing African violets is a fun hobby that will reward you with new and interesting plant varieties. Pollinating African violet flowers is easy to do and will produce seed pods within a couple of weeks.

Pollen sacs on an African violet

Pollinating African violets is a fun and easy way to producing new varieties and hybrids to call your own. Crossing African violet plants will produce unique color combinations and leaf shapes, sometimes never before seen. How to Cross-Pollinate African Violets The reproductive flower parts of the African violet that we need to be concerned with in hybridizing are the yellow anthers (pollen sacs) of the donor (male or donor parent)