Sansevieria Trifasciata Laurentii, Snake Plant
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It s tough, durable and highly tolerant of low light and poor soil conditions. The tall, narrow, sturdy leaves are stiff and pointed. Colors include dark green, pale green, green edged with yellow, and variegated light green and yellow.Some species send up delicate flower spikes.
The Sansevieria is the perfect addition to any indoor garden setting. With over sixty different varieties to choose from, everyone is sure to find the perfect match for their taste.
It is commonly called the snake plant (not to be confused with the very similarly named "Snakeplant", Nassauvia serpens), because of the shape of its leaves, or mother-in-law s tongue because of their sharpness. In China, it is known as huweilan (Tiger s Tail Orchid). In Japan, it is called Tiger s Tail. In Africa, the plant is used as a protective charm against evil or bewitchment
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Snake plant,||Colors include dark green, pale green, green edged with yellow, and variegated light green and yellow.||-||3-4 ft.||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun, Partial sun||A loose, well-drained potting mix.Sandier soil is good for them.||Water the plant thrice a week||They prefer warmth and will suffer if exposed to temperatures below 50ÂºF.||Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season; do not fertilizer in the winter.|
Caring for Sansevieria Trifasciata Laurentii
- Do not over watering,especially in the winter.
Typical uses of Sansevieria Trifasciata Laurentii
Special features: The plant convert CO2 to oxygen at night also.
Ornamental use: They are excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on table-top displays.
Medicinal use: The Snake Plant, or Mother-in-Law s Tongue, is one of the most recommended plants for improving air quality. The optimal place to keep this relatively inexpensive and low-maintenance plant is the bedroom, because it converts CO2 into oxygen at night.Note: The following information is general guidelines. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.