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About Sansevieria trifasciata Black Gold

It is an evergreen herbaceous perennial plant forming dense stands, spreading by way of its creeping rhizome, which is sometimes above ground, sometimes underground. Its stiff leaves grow vertically from a basal rosette. 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 ye

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Snake plant, mother-in-law tongue
Maximum Reachable Height 3-4 ft.
Flower Colour Colors include dark green, pale green, green edged with yellow, and variegated light green and yellow.
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

The biggest danger is over watering, especially in the winter.

Sansevieria trifasciata Black Gold care

Sansevieria can be divided easily during repotting. Alternatively, new shoots, which emerge from the soil as spikes, can be taken and potted independently. They are rapid growers once established. Cuttings can also be taken, but it s much easier to rely on division.

Pot the snake plant in a clay container that is wider than it is tall, since the root system is shallow. Choose a pot the same diameter or one size larger than the plant’s current container. Plastic is not the best choice for these plants, because strong roots can easily crack and break weak pots.

Sunlight sansevieria prefers bright light with some sun. They can adapt to full sun.
Watering Let the soil dry between waterings. During winter, reduce watering to monthly, or whenever the soil is dry to the touch. Err on the side of underwatering.
Soil A loose, well-drained potting mix.Sandier soil is good for them.
Temperature They prefer warmth and will suffer if exposed to temperatures below 50ºF.
Fertilizer Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season; do not fertilizer in the winter.

Sansevieria trifasciata Black Gold special feature

The plant convert CO2 to oxygen at night also.

Sansevieria trifasciata Black Gold uses

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

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-laws 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 doesnt 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 dont 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.

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