Sansevieria trifasciata Hahnii, Snake Plant - Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata Hahnii is a popular houseplant with dark green leaves marked with a pattern of wavy cross stripes in a lighter color.

    What makes it special:
  • NASA recommended an air purifier plant.
  • Best plant for AC rooms, office desk.
  • Zero maintenance plant.
  • Best indoor plant for low light condition.
  • Popular houseplant with wavy cross stripes.
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1Sansevieria trifasciata Hahnii, Snake Plant - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Yellow)

About Sansevieria trifasciata Hahnii

Sansevieria trifasciata is also known as the Snake Plant is one of the most popular and hardy species of houseplants belongs to the family Asparagaceae. Sansevieria trifasciata has broad strap-like, upright leaves that are dark green and marked with a pattern of wavy cross stripes in a lighter color.

The striping gives it the common name of the snake plant. Snake plants can survive low light levels, drought and have few insect problems. NASA research has even shown that snake plants are able to help keep the air inside the home clean, removing toxins such as formaldehyde and benzene.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Golden hahnii.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 30 centimeters.
Flower Colour Greenish-white.
Bloom Time Rarely bloom.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting and care

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  • 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 (3-4 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 Hahnii 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 Hahnii special feature

    The snake plant is an excellent air purifier plant.

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    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 not a cactus plant.

    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?

    Snake plant cleans the air, according to NASA, 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 is 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 it rarely produce flowers.

    Do Snake plants need a lot of light?

    No, it requires less light ideally Snake plant needs indirect 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?

    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 and summer.

    How to Snake plants propagate?

    You can propagate the Snake plant through cutting, Cut the plant leaf and put the cut end of the leaf into the soil and water the plant.

    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 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) 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 springtime.

    Can Snake plants grow in water?

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

    Do Snake plants like humidity?

    Yes, the Snake plant requires a low humidity level.

    Is Snake plant good feng shui?

    Snake plant is not Feng Shui but it is NASA recommended best air purifier plant.


    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Hira Laxmi

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though


    Tuesday, 18 February 2020

    Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?

    Bhavna Maisuria Patel

    Wednesday, 29 January 2020

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    viswanath pranith

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant

    Maria Sangeetha

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Sushama Hansda

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    AMit Saraf

    Saturday, 16 November 2019

    This plants collection is awesome!!! I would recommend it to everyone.

    Sikandar Yadav

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more


    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Tuesday, 05 November 2019

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Mani Sekhar Rayaprolu

    Friday, 01 November 2019

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Kanta Vashi

    Monday, 21 October 2019

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Sabiyammal Sabiyammalsadhiqali

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed


    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed


    Thursday, 03 October 2019

    I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.

    Saurav Khemka

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Does it comes with soil?

    Arshad Khan

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Thank you very much. Love your company and site.

    Rupesh Vachhani

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Anand Prasad

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Very good. Worth the price

    Kiran Agarwal

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    I m really happy to say that your packing is good ,on time delivery all plants are good .

    Partha Chakraborty

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

    Kashi Wasi

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    Is the item durable?

    Nidhi Bhardwaj

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!


    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Dhiraj Gome

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Monika Sharma

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

    Jeremy Cabral

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    Pawan Singh

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Jayanti Varma

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    A perfect house plant.

    Praveen Chandru S

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well


    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Very much happy with the product and service.

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Karan Pratap Singh

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    ravi verma

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    Srishti Mantri

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Priti Prasad

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Rohit Jasmeet

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Vishnu Namboodiri

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient

    Rafiq Saheb K

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Kajal Shaik

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Shamsudeen Moideen

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks

    Divya singh

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Kashi Wasi

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Rakesh Kumar

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    What are other names of this plant?

    Kapil Yadav

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Such a great variety of options!

    Vidya Ambadgatti

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    ?How many years will it live?

    Saurav Kumar

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..

    Sukanya Panda

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