0 item(s) - Rs. You can expect the leaves to grow up to 2.5 ft. (75 cm). The ‘Blue Sansevieria’ snake plant has thick succulent leaves that grow in a fan shape. Sansevieria trifasciata "Twist" features leaves with yellow borders that twist and turn as they grow. Sansevieria Masoniana F. Variegata has attractive striped long wide leaves. If it’s been in the same pot for two years there’s a possibility that the soil on the bottom could be clumping and staying soggy. Sansevieria are generally slow growers and rarely need repotting, but if given ample sunshine, they might grow rapidly and require repotting or dividing annually. During winter, reduce watering to monthly, or whenever the soil is dry to the touch. The ‘Blue Sansevieria’ has thick long leaves and is a slow growing plant. Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Twist’ – As the name suggests, this cultivar has twisted leaves. In winter, you only need to water your sansevieria plants occasionally. For example, the Sansevieria trifasciata is commonly named ‘mother-in-law’s tongue.’ Its name comes from the fact that the plant leaves are long and sharp. Its name of ‘Blue’ snake plant doesn’t really describe its color. Thick leaves arch out alternately from either side of the center leaf. One of the most popular varieties of sansevieria are plants in the species Sansevieria trifasciata. Remove dead leaves at the base. Each of the leaves grows to about 16” (40 cm) long and there are between 6 and 12 in each clump. Due to its tall-growing nature, it is a good type of tropical houseplant to place in corners where some height is needed. The yellow band running the length of the ‘snake’ leaves gives style and elegance to this sansevieria variety. Because this snake plant succulent only grows to about 11” (27 cm) tall, you can place it almost anywhere in a room, office, or patio. Sansevieria "Golden Hahnii" also has leaves with yellow stripes on the edges. My Account. Only water your succulent plant when the soil is dry and allow all the water to drain out the bottom of the container. Another dwarf variety of sansevieria is the ‘Golden Hahnii,’ sometimes also called the Bird’s Nest’ sansevieria. The leaves rise rigidly in a rosette from a thick rhizome. S. trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’ This variety looks just like ‘Laurentii’ except that the leaves are shorter and the yellow margin is thicker and runs throughout the underside of the leaves. Sansevieria Patens has cylindrical fleshy leaves. As a houseplant, the sansevieria kirkii ‘Star’ grows dark-green snake-like leaves up to 3 ft. (1 m) tall. If temperatures drop below 50°F (10°C), the plant may yellow and die or turn brown at the edges and tips of the leaves. These plants are also drought resistant. One of the identifying features of the ‘Banana’ sansevieria is a straight leaf growing in the center. The shorter sword-shaped leaves grow in a dense clump and are identified by their twisted growth. However, as with most snake plants, the sansevieria patens can tolerate some neglect. Until 2017, it was known under the synonym Sansevieria trifasciata. When repotting, always use fresh potting soil. This maybe makes it less desirable and of interest to look at, however it still has the upright and hardy attitude of its cousin and the attractive horizontal green stripes. Sansevieria cylindrica ‘patula’ is another variety that looks very similar to the boncel verity. The Eilensis snake plant is a dwarf variety of succulent in the genus Sansevieria and is a slow-growing plant with bluish-green leaves. Some cultivars of snake plants have naturally yellow and curling leaves. Snake plants grow well indoors because they are a tropical plant. One of the main benefits of growing a snake plant (sansevieria) indoors is its ability to filter certain toxins from the air. Sansevieria ‘Cleopatra’ has beautiful patterns on its short leaves. Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Boncel’ is a type of sansevieria with tubular leaves in the shape of a spike. Some snake plant varieties have a long sword-shaped flat green leaves. One of the striking features of this sansevieria is its size. To care for sansevieria varieties (snake plants) grow the plants in well-draining potting soil and water them when the soil is dry. Because of its bright green and yellow colors, this snake plant can brighten up a dull corner of any room. The advantage of growing Sansevieria laurentii (Mother in Law’s Tongue) is that it reduces the levels of the toxins Trichloroethylene (TCE), Benzene, and Formaldehyde. The shape of the sansevieria cylindrica plant is rosette; however, the long succulent leaves grow in a fan shape. The ‘Futura Superba’ is a variegated sansevieria cultivar with shorter and wider leaves. The grayish-green leaves have stripy patterns along their length. This type of ‘mother-in-law’s tongue’ is an evergreen sansevieria that has grayish-green leaves in striped patterns. Sansevieria plants can be divided easily during repotting. Register; Login; Setting. To get the best color on the leaves, place the sansevieria in a well-lit place away from direct sunlight. Choisissez parmi des contenus premium Snake Plant de la plus haute qualité. The large leaves grow to 4 ft. (1.2 m) long and are about 10” (25 cm) at their widest point. Sansevieria \"Golden Hahnii\" also has leaves with yellow stripes on the edges. The plump leaves eventually grow up to 5” (12.5 cm) long and measure about 1” (2.5) thick. As the leaves grow, they form clusters and become leafy funnels. Another way to identify the sansevieria Eiensis is by the longitudinal lines running the length of the leaves. According to the Chinese Feng Shui, the snake plant is one of the lucky plants that help bring good fortune. You can expect the fleshy cylindrical sansevieria leaves to grow up to 7 ft. (2 m) long and be around 1” (2.5 cm) thick at the base. It seems perfectly happy being neglected in the corner of my bedroom (I water it about once a month - the longer I neglect it, the faster the little baby leaves sprout! A snake plant cannot withstand frost or freezing temperatures. There are two low-growing varieties, but these are rarely seen in garden centers. The leaf shape is also described as ‘boat-shaped.’ They have a rounded bottom and an inwardly curved topside. The thick leaves of the ‘Ceylon Bowstring Hemp’ have dark and lighter green markings. Sansevieria was first cultivated in China and kept as a treasured houseplant because it was believed the eight gods bestowed their virtues (long life, prosperity, intelligence, beauty, art, poetry, health, and strength) upon those who grew the snake plant. When the starfish sansevieria plant flowers, its flowering stem grows 3 ft. (1 m) tall and its length is covered in small greenish-white tubular flowers. This type of sansevieria plant is identified by its cylindrical fleshy leaves that grow in a rosette form. It is also suitable for both homes and offices. Sansevieria prefers warm conditions and will suffer if exposed to temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. When you do pull it out I recommend replacing with fresh soil (use a cactus/succulent blend) so the plant can have more nutrients too. ), except there's one leaf that started turning yellow. In fact, some people say that these succulents are the kind of plants that seem to thrive on neglect. There are about 70 species of Sansevieria. Although they are very forgiving, Sansevieria plants prefer indirect but steady light with some direct sun. The fleshy leaves grow in dense clusters and have a blue tinge to them when immature. Related to cactus, these succulent plants require little care and only occasional water. One of the most popular Snake Plants is the Sansevieria trifasciata. In some places, you may see white patches that are completely normal. The long sharp upright erect leaves can make an attractive feature in any room. This green tropical plant looks best when the snake leaves grow in clumps together. They grow fast in soil with good drainage and are resistant to insects, heat, and warm climates. This variety has clusters of long upright dark green leaves. A wonderful gift for family and friends. Looking at the ‘Golden Hahnii’ from above, you will notice a rosette pattern to its shape. Like succulents, snake plants need little watering and sunlight to thrive. Feb 21, 2019 - Collection of "Snake Plants" or "Mother in Law Tongue" plants, both my own and my wish list. Belonging to the sansevieria species Ehrenbergii, this plant has similarly shaped leaves to the ‘Blue Sansevieria.’ One of the differences is that the thick leaves are shorter as it’s a dwarf variety. It is most commonly known as the snake plant, Saint George's sword, mother-in-law's tongue, and viper's bowstring hemp, among other names. Sansevieria Ballyi is a type of dwarf Sansevieria with narrow patterned leaves. The ‘Twisted Sister’ is a type of snake plant with curly short leaves. To try again, divide the plant. Most sansevieria trifasciata varieties grow to about 35” (90 cm) tall and the green and yellow leaves can be up to 2.5” (6 cm) wide. Many describe the look of the ‘Twisted Sister’ as a bird’s nest in a container. See more ideas about sansevieria, snake plant, plants. How to Grow and Care for Chinese Money Plant, Easiest Houseplants to Grow in the Bedroom, 10 Houseplants That Will Thrive in Your Kitchen, The 10 Best Plants for Your Office or Desk, How to Grow Kalanchoe daigremontiana (Mother of Thousands), 9 Popular Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats, How to Grow and Care for the Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow Plants. Dracaena trifasciata is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo. The large blade-shaped foliage will make for an eye-catching feature in any room. You can recognize snake plants by their long, pointed, upright leaves which look very much like snakes, giving the plant its name. An architectural species, it features stiff, upright leaves that range from one to eight feet tall, depending on the variety. Sansevieria Parva has narrow, spiky and patterned leaves. One of the reasons to grow sansevierias indoors is that they grow well in poor conditions. If they ingest the plant, humans may suffer short-term symptoms including mouth pain, salivation, and some nausea. Sansevieria Kirkii has light markings on its green leaves and pale flowers. This is a rare and beautiful Sansevieria Plant for your home collection.It is dark green with narrow yellow border.Highly prized we have only limited availability. One of the differences between this trifasciata species and the ‘Black Gold’ one is that its leaves are shorter and wider. Identification of this sansevieria species is by the thick leaves that curve downwards as they grow. Other tropical sansevieria varieties such as sansevieria cylindrica (African spear plant), and starfish sansevieria have cylindrical round leaves with pointed ends. Other names for this variety of sansevieria include ‘Sword Sansevieria,’ ‘Somaliland Bowstring Hemp,’ and ‘East African Wild Sisal.’, The sansevieria ‘Banana’ has fleshy short leaves. laurentii (Variegated Snake Plant) is an erect evergreen perennial with strap-shaped, fleshy, sharply-pointed, deep green leaves, with light gray-green horizontal stripes and broad creamy-yellow edges. How to care for a Sansevieria Trifasciata: The mother-in-law’s tongue thrives in most light conditions, growing in well-draining loamy soil, with average humidity. The Snake plant is a herbaceous, evergreen, mildly toxic flowering plant that is native to Africa and Asia. Sansevieria Cylindrica also has the botanical name Dracaena angolensis. An architectural species, it features stiff, upright leaves that range from one to eight feet tall, depending on the variety. As with any succulent, all types of sansevieria need well-drained soil to grow healthily. There are even snake plant varieties such as Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Black Gold’ that can be used as air filtering house plants. One of the most attractive ways to grow sansevieria ‘Cylindrica’ is as container plants. Set the plant in a place where it will be protected from drafts. The leaves of this houseplant variety seem to be narrower than the outdoor variety. Wish List (0) Shopping Cart; Checkout ; 7014050540. One of the toughest houseplants, snake plant can tolerate most indoor conditions. At the end of the article you will learn how to care for snake plants. This sansevieria houseplant grows well in most indoor conditions and can withstand infrequent watering. Learn tips for creating your most beautiful (and bountiful) garden ever. It is also known under the synonym Dracaena trifasciata. Even though all varieties of sansevieria tolerate dark conditions, bright light helps to bring out the beautiful colors on the leaves. Snake plants (or mother-in-law's tongue) are one of the most popular and hardy houseplants. Similar is the variegated Sansevieria trifasciata laurentii, this one has yellow bands along the edges of the leaves. The ‘Star Sansevieria’ is one of the more unusual varieties of snake plants due to its wide tapered leaves and light markings. Bright golden yellow and pale-yellow stripes contrast well with the dark green leaf coloring. These snake-like leaves grow in a rosette pattern and give the succulent a spiky look. One of the tallest varieties of sansevieria trifasciata is the ‘Laurentii’ cultivar. Product details. However, this snake plant takes a long time to reach maturity and is a delightful small sansevieria for many years. When someone talks about a … The ‘Cylindrica’ cultivar has long narrow tubular leaves. One of the most attractive varieties of sansevieria is the ‘Cleopatra’ cultivar with its delightful patterns on succulent leaves. This benefit was reported in a study conducted by NASA. They can also be grown in a row to create a natural room divider or modern office feature. Plants That Repel Snakes . Snake plants (or mother-in-law's tongue) are one of the most popular and hardy houseplants. Allow the plant to dry out thoroughly and get your watering on track. The sansevieria Ballyi has beautiful variegated narrow tapered leaves that grow 4” (10 cm) long and only measure 6” (15 cm) tall. Sansevieria trifasciata is a member of the Asparagacea family—a relative of garden asparagus. Sansevieria ‘Golden Hahnii’ – This species has short leaves with yellow borders. Besides having unique evergreen foliage with yellow margins, this snake plant variety has proven to be a really good air purifier plant, according to the NASA Clean Air Study. No matter the common name, it’s always sansevieria. Common causes for a Snake plant turning yellow include overwatering, underwatering, too much or little light and pests. As the sansevieria grows, the leaves become a dark green to gray-green color and may have a light red line along their wavy edges. Snake plants usually have green banded leaves, while the variety called mother-in-law's tongue typically features a yellow border. These give off a fresh scent; however, it only blooms rarely. Also known as viper’s bowstring hemp, or mother in law’s tongue, sansevieria varieties are excellent houseplants that suit your home decor. Cylindrical snake plant, Sansevieria cylindrical – This snake plant has round, dark green, striped leaves and can grow to 2 to 3 feet (61-91 cm.). Yellow snake plant leaves signal overwatering. Jon VanZile is a Master Gardener and the author of "Houseplants for a Healthy Home.". S. trifasciata (Snakeskin Plant) This variety is actually the same as S. laurentii without the laurentii! With its stately upright foliage that almost looks artificial, the snake plant—also called mother-in-law’s tongue—adds great architectural form to a room and complements all styles of decor. With tall, rigid sword-shaped leaves up to three feet in height, and coloration in varying stripes of green and gray with yellow edges, snake plant adds architectural emphasis suitable to many decor styles, from farmhouse chic to modern sleek. The beautiful variegation is one of the attractions of this semi-succulent plant. An all-purpose cactus potting soil is a good choice. The leaves can reach up to 3 ft. (90 cm) long. The ‘Futura Superba’ snake plant is perfect as a houseplant where there in poor light conditions and not a lot of space. these plants have long leaves that spread easily with its creeping rhizomes. Fertilize sansevierias once a month in spring and summer. Feed with a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season or a balanced liquid slow-release (10-10-10 fertilizer) diluted to half-strength. Sansevieria Eilensis is a slow growing dwarf snake plant. The Laurentii is also a popular snake plant, known for its green-colored center and yellow margins. 0.00. Snake plant (Sansevieria), A.K.A Mother-In-Law’s Tongue, is a succulent plant, which means the leaves retain lots of water, similar to a cactus. You will also notice silvery-green markings in the center of the leaves. Theses are flowering plants in the genus Sansevieria and in the plant family Asparagaceae. You may notice that small tubular flowers appear in the summer or fall. These tropical plants grow well indoors at normal room temperature. Snake plants like really airy well draining soil. As the snake plant matures, it turns from a dark green color to a bluish-green shade. Snake Plants usually have green banded leaves, while the variety commonly known as Mother-In-Law's Tongue typically features a yellow border. Repot these plants in the spring. The leaves are a light bluish-green color with faint striped marking running their length. Snake plant or Sansevieria trifasciata is a flowering plant in the family of Asparagaceae which is native to tropical regions of West Africa. The striking look of this sansevieria plant comes from its bright golden yellow and lime green variegated leaves. Another of the attractive features of this sansevieria species is its perfect rosette pattern. Do not fertilize in the winter. Many people choose to grow this sansevieria variety in their bedroom or living room for cleaning out the air both day and night. Snake plant care. Lasting beauty. This variegated cultivar looks like a smaller version of the ‘Black Gold’ snake plant with bright green leaves and golden yellow edging. This snake plant variety is one of the 10 best air filtering house plants according to NASA. For a more unusual type of sansevieria Ehrenbergii, look for the variegated cultivar. The plants age can also have a factor and some leaves may turn yellow and fall off eventually over time. In winter, only water your snake plants (sansevieria) occasionally. In this article, you will learn about many varieties of plants in the Sansevieria genus. Trouvez les Snake Plant images et les photos d’actualités parfaites sur Getty Images. Up to 140 species and varieties of this plant exist, but only 15 of them are available as potted plants at nurseries. As the leaves mature, they start to arch in different directions. . Long succulent leaves about 5 ft. (1.5 m) in length and 3” (8 cm) wide grow on a short stem. All sansevieria varieties are flowering plants, and the ‘Kenya Hyacinth’ is no exception. Yellow-white roots are healthy; dark smelly roots are not. Sansevieria Zeylanica has long sword-shaped patterned leaves, Also called the ‘Devil’s Tongue’ or ‘Mother-in-Law’s Tongue,’ this variety of sansevieria has upward-growing leaves in a sword shape. The grayish-green leaves have stripy patterns along their length. A temperature range between 70 and 90 degrees is best. As with most varieties of sansevieria, its leaves have markings in various shades of green. In some ways, the color of this sansevieria resembles that of succulents such as agave plants. These are where the leaves expand and shrink, depending on the amount of water it receives. You probably know snake plant by other names like mother-in-law’s tongue. The Snake plant, which is also known as “mother-in-law’s tongue” due to its characteristic of being a tough plant, or the “bowstrings hemp” due to the ability to make bowstrings from the fiber of its leaves, is biologically known as Sansevieria trifasciata.. The sansevieria trifasciata ‘Cylindrica’ is a snake plant with very long tubular leaves. When growing in clumps, the Star Sansevieria can have an eye-catching appearance with its spiky look and tall leaves. This means you are left with a plant without any of the yellow edges. This is also a dwarf variety of sansevieria trifasciata as the leaves only grow to between 12” and 15” (30 – 38 cm) tall. Err on the side of under watering; too much water can kill the plant. Every so often, you will get some white/pink blossoms from this dwarf sansevieria. This sansevieria variety is also called ‘viper’s bowstring hemp’ because its fibers are strong enough to make bowstrings. The “Futura Robusta’ is a type of sansevieria with narrow gray-green stripy leaves. Sansevieria trifasciata (also known as the Snake Plant or Mother-In-Law's Tongue) is one of the most popular and hardy species of houseplants. Try these snake plants for different effects: Snake plant is moderately toxic to people, dogs, and cats. Its beauty is enhanced by the rippled edges that are highlighted by a reddish-brown line. This has a grayish-green upper side with a bright yellow, banana-colored underside. Most types of Snake Plants are very easy to start new plants because you can clip an adult leaf from your plant, then start it rooting in either water or soil. This snake plant has tall elegant variegated yellow and green leaves. The snake plant is identified by its long, upright sword-shaped green leaves with yellow margins. 2. Unlike most other sansevieria trifasciata varieties, the ‘Future Robusta’ only reaches heights of around 24” (60 cm). Debra LaGattuta is a certified master gardener with decades of experience with perennial and flowering plants, container gardening, and raised bed vegetable gardening. The most recognizable snake plant, this variety exhibits sword leaves in alternating bands of light and dark green with yellow margins. Related: Mother-in-Law’s Tongue (Snake Plant): Care and Growing Guide, How to Get Rid of Bugs in Houseplants: Natural Ways to Kill Bugs on Indoor Plants, Peperomia Hope: Plant Care and Growing Guide, Marble Queen Pothos (Devil’s Ivy Plant) Care and Growing Guide, Dracaena Marginata Plant Care: How to Grow Madagascar Dragon Tree, Types of Snake Plants (Sansevieria Varieties) With Care and Growing Tips, 10 best air filtering house plants according to NASA, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue (Snake Plant): Care and Growing Guide, Types of Succulents: Species, Varieties with Pictures, 14 Types of Cacti for Indoors and Outdoors. However, it’s important to keep your sansevieria plants away from drafts. The ‘sansevieria patens’ is one of the most attractive snake plant succulents that you can find. To make sure it stays happy, place it in a spot with bright, indirect light and avoid repotting it in large pots, as it prefers to live in groups. This viper’s bowstring hemp plant has stiff fibrous leaves of grow tall, giving the plant a distinct sleek look. All varieties of the snake plant (genus sansevieria) are succulents that grow well indoors as houseplants. The sansevieria ‘Banana’ is a type of succulent that gets its name from its banana-shaped fleshy leaves. One of the most stunning features of sansevieria cylindrica ‘Boncel’ is the long flower stem that grows. Also called ‘Mason’s Congo,’ this variety of sansevieria has some of the widest and attractive leaves you will find on any snake plant. The Black Gold type of Snake Plant is a straight leaved type of Snake plant featuring yellow-tipped leaves, and dark green centers on the leaves can appear to be black striations. There are a number of different cultivars of this plant. As a disclosure, I’d like to say that these plants have not been scientifically proven to repel snakes. The snake plant ‘Twisted Sister’ gets its name from the way the green and yellow leaves curl around to give them a distorted shape. The wide tapered leaves of this snake plant variety have green and light green striped markings running horizontally. Snake plant root rot reveals itself as soft, mushy, discolored leaves. As with most sansevieria varieties, this snake plant can tolerate low-light conditions with occasional watering. Sansevieria varieties are colloquially known as ‘snake plants’ because of their long leaves and tapered ends. To help the snake plant grow well indoors use a pot with a drainage hole in the bottom. A dwarf variety of the famed snake plant family, the Sansevieria Golden Hahnii sports beautiful variegated leaves in grey-green with dark green bands and golden yellow margins. Sansevieria also is among several plants chosen by NASA for a study on how plants can be used for air purification and to combat "sick building syndrome." In this video, we will talk about Snake plant leaves turning yellow and why it happens. They can adapt to full sun conditions and will also survive quite dim situations. Even though there are typically only 2 or 3 leaves, this dwarf sansevieria variety is an attractive addition to any room. This delightful sansevieria Parva variety, also called the ‘Kenya Hyacinth,’ has light-green narrow leaves with darker patterns. What To Do When There Isn’t Any Growth Depending on the variety, other types of sansevieria plants have other common names. Flower Dekho. This type of sansevieria is recognized by its long leaves with an almost oval shape. Sansevieria is easy to grow and is nearly indestructible; they will thrive in either very bright light or almost dark corners of the house. Another way to identify the sansevieria patens is by the deep grooves running along the length of the leaves. Tolerant of neglect, Sansevieria trifasciata var. You will also notice a type of cuticle on the tips of each banana-shaped leaf. Sansevieria plants prefer a loose, well-drained potting mix. The descriptions and pictures of these sansevierias will help to identify the individual species and find out about their common names. The ‘Black Gold’ sansevieria (viper’s bowstring hemp) is a popular type of perennial snake plant cultivar that has dark green leaves and a striking golden-yellow edge. An architectural species, it features stiff leaves that range from six inches to eight feet tall, depending on the variety. The leaves are shaped like a canoe or boat with a rounded underside and grooved channel on the topside. Expect this striped snake plant to grow to between 2 and 4 ft. (60 – 120 cm) tall. The leaves have a crisscross of dark green lines on a light green background. The ‘Golden Hahnii’ is a dwarf cultivar of sansevieria with wide leaves. In cats and dogs, ingestion can cause excessive salivation, pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The Sansevieria Cylindrica ‘Boncel’ (Cylindrical Snake Plant) has cylindrical gray-green fleshy leaves. One of the tallest varieties of sansevieria trifasciata is the ‘Laurentii’ cultivar. When potting, choose a sturdy material as strong roots can easily crack and break weak pots. Cuttings can also be made, but it is much easier to rely on division. The ‘Star’ leaves grow up to 6 ft. (1.8 m) long and can measure 3.6” (9 cm) at their widest. It is a low maintenance plant that is hard to kill even for the most novice of. They like temperatures between 60-80°F (16-27°C). Cream-colored markings on the leaf surface also help to identify this sansevieria species. Let the soil dry between waterings. Introducing "One Thing": A New Video Series, Snake plant, mother-in-law's tongue, viper's bowstring hemp, and St. George's sword, Evergreen perennial in Zones 9 thru 11; a houseplant in colder zones. However, they have been traditionally used for many years by gardeners as well as in countries full of lots of dangerous snakes to keep these slithery creatures away. Sansevieria trifasciata \"Twist\" features leaves with yellow borders that twist and turn as they grow. One of the great reasons to have a few sansevieria plants at home is that they are very easy to care for. The brightly colored green variegated leaves of this mother in law’s tongue grow straight and tall. The ‘Laurentii’ is a tall variety of sansevieria with variegated leaves. When it does flower, you can expect to see pretty pinkish-white flowers. There are some reasons because of which leaves of Snake plant turns yellow at the tips or at the base. Pick a potting media low in peat, which eventually packs and refuses to re-hydrate or drain properly. If you are looking for a small variety of sansevieria, then the dwarf ‘Ballyi’ is a good choice. Water the snake plant occasionally when the soil is dry. In rare instances, it can produce a dermatological reaction but is mainly toxic only if ingested. The ‘Laurentii’ is a tall variety of sansevieria with variegated leaves. This robust type of leafy plant grows well in most conditions. Snake plants grow well indoors at normal room temperature. Also called cylindrical snake plant, or starfish sansevieria, this snake plant cultivar is identified by its grayish-green color and bands of darker green marks around the leaves. ; too much or little light and pests range between 70 and 90 degrees is best unusual. A reddish-brown line this one has yellow bands along the edges can sometimes emerge leaves. Sansevieria is the sansevieria Eiensis is by the deep grooves running along the length the. 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