About Sabah Snake Grass
Clinacanthus nutans is a tall, erect herbaceous perennial that can sometimes become a rambling shrub, growing up to 10 feet. It is a scandent shrub, with upright branches drooping over. Foliage is simple with stalked leaves 4-12 cm long by 1-4 cm wide.
The flowers are up to 4 cm long, with a green base, borne in dense terminal racemes followed by brown fruits.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Sabah snake grass, Belalai gajah, Phaya-Yor |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 10 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Red/Crimson|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careYou can apply fruit peel, vegetable leaves, used ground coffee, used tea leaves, and water from washing rice grains as an organic fertilizer.
Water twice daily, once in the morning and once in the evening.
Avoid very hot weather or heavy rains.
The watering should not be directly onto the leaves to avoid damage that could produce brown spots on leaves.
Sabah Snake Grass care
Natural habitats are forests and thickets at low elevations. It can be propagated by seed or stem cutting. Prepare soil mixture with the ordinary garden soil/loamy soil and organic fertilizers. You can add some river sand. Re-pot when a plant starts to grow drastically.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Moist/ Well-Drained/ Fertile Loamy Soil|
|Temperature ||18 to 28 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
|Harvest Season ||Harvest leaves when they fully grew.|
Sabah Snake Grass special feature
Sabah Snake Grass uses
- It is sometimes cultivated as a hedge plant
- The plant is commonly used in the folk medicine of China and Asia
- The young leaves are eaten as a vegetable
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Sabah Snake Grass?
Sabah Snake Grass is commonly known as Sabah snake grass, Belalai gajah, Phaya-Yor
How tall do Sabah Snake Grass grow?
On average Sabah Snake Grass grows Up to 10 feet
What color are Sabah Snake Grass?
A Sabah Snake Grass plant bears flowers of color Red/Crimson
How hard is Sabah Snake Grass to grow?
A Sabah Snake Grass is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Sabah Snake Grass need?
A Sabah Snake Grass prefers Full sun
How much water does a Sabah Snake Grass need?
A Sabah Snake Grass prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Sabah Snake Grass need?
A Sabah Snake Grass prefers Moist/ Well-Drained/ Fertile Loamy Soil
What temperature does a Sabah Snake Grass like?
A Sabah Snake Grass prefers 18 to 28 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Sabah Snake Grass?
To encourage Sabah Snake Grass growth, Use any organic fertilizer.
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.
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