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Sansevieria trifasciata, Snake Plant

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Description

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 an 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.
Sr Item name
1 Sansevieria trifasciata, Snake Plant (var. laurentii) – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

the 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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Description

 

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

 

Refer to our Beginners garden guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

 

Sunlight

Keep the plant indoors with bright indirect natural light or bright artificial light.

Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Application of FertilizerDuring 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-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.

Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

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Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and dispose of them away from the planting area.

Spray Neem, Eucalyptus, or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

 

Don’t Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.

Do not over-water the plant especially when the 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 topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

 

Key requirements to keep the 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 the winter and rainy seasons.
Soil Soil should be well-drained 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.

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