Sansevieria trifasciata, Snake Plant (var. laurentii) - Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata, Snake Plant (var. laurentii) Plant is a popular houseplant with leaves having dark green centers that are surrounded by light yellow to gold edges.

    What makes it special:
  • NASA recommended air purifier plant.
  • Best plant for AC rooms, office desk, etc.
  • Zero maintenance plant.
  • Best indoor plant for low light condition
  • Popular houseplant with wavy cross stripes.
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1Sansevieria trifasciata, Snake Plant (var. laurentii) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Sansevieria trifasciata

family Asparagaceae Sansevieria trifasciata belongs to 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.

A plant has horizontal bands of light greyish-green and bordered with a creamy yellow margin of variable width which is parallel with the veins of the leaf.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Snake plant, mother-in-law tongue, tongue of a devil.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 4 feet
Flower Colour Greenish-white.
Bloom Time Rarely bloom.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant indoor with bright indirect natural light or bright artifical light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

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    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Sansevieria trifasciata care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Bright indirect natural light or bright artificial light.
    Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 12-29 degrees Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Sansevieria trifasciata special feature

    The snake plant is an excellent air purifier plant.

    Sansevieria trifasciata uses


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do Snake plants clean the air?

    Yes, according to NASA Snake plant is one of the best air-purifying plants.

    Is Snake plant a cactus?

    No, Snake Plant is a very common succulent.

    What do Snake plants look like?

    It is also known as mother-in-law's tongue because it look likes a tongue. The Snake plant is tall or short, with flat or slightly concave leaves, and variegated with dark green, silver, light green, yellow and white.

    What are Snake plants good for?

    According to NASA, Snake plant cleans the air, it is one of the best air-purifying plants. As well as It makes an elegant tabletop or office desk plant.

    Why do Snake plants turn yellow?

    Snake plant leaves turn yellow mainly because of moisture stress, which can be from either over-watering or under-watering. As many plants age, the lower leaves will turn yellow and drop off. This is simply a normal part of their growth. Plants that receive too little light will often start to yellow on the lower leaves. Plant leaves may also turn yellow if a plant is not receiving all of the nutrients it requires.

    Does Snake plant have flowers?

    Yes, but Snake plants rarely produce flowers.

    Do Snake plants need a lot of light?

    No, Snake plants require less light, ideally Snake plant needs indirect bright sunlight.

    Is Snake plant an indoor plant?

    Yes, Snake plant is an indoor plant and grows best at a location that receives natural indirect/artificial bright light.

    Do Snake plants help you sleep?

    As per published research Snake plants increase the oxygen in your room and help you get a more restful sleep.

    Do Snake plants need fertilizer?

    Snake plant doesn't require much fertilizer but will grow a little more if it is fertilized a couple of times during the spring(February-March) and summer(April-June).

    How to Snake plants propagate?

    You can propagate the Snake plant through cutting. 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 4-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the 8-10 cm long cuttings in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location.

    Will Snake plant grow in full sun?

    Snake plant will grow in full sunlight but protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

    How often should Snake plants be watered?

    Apply water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.

    Do Snake plants need drainage?

    Yes, Snake plant requires good drainage because Snake plants don't require too much water and if there is no drainage the logged water will cause root rot.

    When do Snake plants bloom?

    Snake plant rarely blooms in the spring(February-March)time.

    Can Snake plants grow in water?

    Yes, Snake plant also grows in Water, but the life span will get reduced if Snake plant is grown in the water.

    Do Snake plants like humidity?

    Yes, the Snake plant requires a low humidity level.

    Is Snake plant good feng shui?

    No, Snake plant is not Feng Shui but it is NASA recommended best air purifier plant.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 25 July 2020

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    Aparajitha Raja

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!

    Suzanne

    Tuesday, 17 March 2020

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Nazneen Shah
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