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Snake Plant, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sansevieria zeylanica - Plant

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The Sansevieria is the perfect addition to any indoor garden setting. It is a stemless evergreen perennial plant.
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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Snake Plant, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sansevieria zeylanica

Sansevieria trifasciata is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae. Leaves are erect, fleshy, sharply-pointed, sword-shaped, deep green with light gray-green horizontal stripes. Leaves arise in a rosette from a thick rhizome. Small fragrant greenish-white flowers bloom on mature plants. Flowers and fruit rarely appear on indoor plants.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Snake plant, mother-in-law tongue, tongue of a devil Greenish-white Spring, Summer Up to 4 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sansevieria Plants enjoy being root-bound in small pots. The best way to propagate Sansevieria Plants is by plant division or leaf cuttings. Re-pot when it gets the optimum height as the roots will need space to spread.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Bright light, they can adapt to full sun. Free draining soil, sandy soil Medium Grow well in temperatures between 60 and 85 degrees F. Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season; do not fertilizer in the winter.

Caring for Snake Plant

  • Do not water them too much, especially during the winter.
  • Let the soil dry between waterings.
  • Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season.
  • Watch for mealybugs and spider mites and apply cure on time.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Snake Plant

Special features: The plant converts CO2 to oxygen at night also. Air purifier.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: They are excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on table-top displays.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://houseplants.about.com/
  • https://www.thespruce.com/snake-plant-care-overview-1902772
  • https://www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/sansevieria-snake-plant-how-to-grow
  • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/snake-plant/snake-plant-care.htm
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/care-sansevieria-plant-40336.html

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