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Grafting African Violet Leaves

African violet leaf cutting

Leaf grafting was the hopeful quest of early African violet hybridizers looking for new and unusual gene combinations. Many books published in the 1950s mention this method – a time when hybridizing African violets was still young and little was known about their genetic makeup. It was then hypothesized that if leaves of two different African violet varieties were grafted together …