Snake Plant, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sansevieria zeylanica - Plant
Description for Snake Plant, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sansevieria zeylanica
Sansevieria trifasciata is a species of flowering plant in 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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Snake plant, mother-in-law tongue, tongue of a devil||Greenish-white||Spring, Summer||Up to 4 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Sansevieria Plants enjoy being root-bound in small pots. The best way to propagate Sansevieria Plants is by plant division or leaf cuttings. Re-pot when it gets the optimum height as the roots will need space to spread.
|Bright light, they can adapt to full sun.||Free draining soil, sandy soil||Medium||Grow well in temperatures between 60 and 85 degrees F.||Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season; do not fertilizer in the winter.|
Caring for Snake Plant
- Do not water them too much, especially during the winter.
- Let the soil dry between waterings.
- Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season.
- Watch for mealybugs and spider mites and apply cure on time.
Typical uses of Snake Plant
Special features: The plant converts CO2 to oxygen at night also. Air purifier.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: They are excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on table-top displays.
Medicinal use: NA
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!
Does best in rich, well-draining soil.