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Fungi Infestation (Part 2)

Images of a serious African violet fungal infestation. Addressing African violet fungal infections.

Sport of Granger Sugar Frost

As I contemplate what to do next as I clean-up the carnage from the fungal infestation (see last post), I had two plants bloom, both were Granger Sugar Frost.  The image above was obviously a sport and the below is what one would expect.  The sport was a bit more “purple” and about the same size. […]

A Fungui Among Us? Botrytis?

Botrytis has devastated the chimera African violet collection is very short order.

Sport of Shimai -Update

This is a full bloom of a new sport of Shimai.

Sport of Shimai

One of the Shimai bloom stalks appears to have sported. It seems to have regressed a bit back to the original Yukako bloom, but only partially and doing so leaving green and white as the stripes.

Sport Of Granger Sugar Frost

Generally a very stable chimera African violet, Sugar frost produced this none exciting bloom.

8E Danse Macabre (Humako Oriental chimera sport) Or Danse de Déception

8E Danse Macabre which is a sport of Humako Oriental, produced another less attractive sport. This is more like Danse de Déception rather than Danse Macabre.

Chimeraav.com is Seven Years Old This Month.

Chimeraav.com has chimera African violet icons available for free if interested. Just click on the links and download.

Chimeraav.com Is Now “https” For Your Security

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Photographic Record of Chimera Sports

This is a photographic record of some of the sports generated when I tissue culture chimera African violets.

Time Lapse African Violet Blooms.

Time lapse African violet blooms.

Abnormal Mauna Loa Blooms

This plant produced as a clone of Mauna Loa from a stem culture is producing abnormal blooms.

Sport of Humako Sweet + 29 Images to make 1 image of the Sport

Change in leaf color of a chimera African violet is indicative of a change in bloom, usually loss of the chimera pattern. Also the image of the sport is the result of 29 images stacked.

Chimera African Violet -Flower Stem Propagation?

Although it is possible to produce plantlets from the peduncle of Chimera African violets, I doubt they will be true to parent chimera African violets.