PlantsSnake Plants→Sword Sansevieria (Sansevieria ehrenbergii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Other: Flowering is erratic. Unlike plants such as agave which die after flowering, Sansevieria will simply cease to produce new leaves. The flowered plant will continue to grow by producing plantlets via its rhizomes or stolons.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by STUDIOFRNursery Jan 12, 2013 9:37 PM 1
What is this by Helpme Apr 7, 2019 8:48 AM 2
Sansevieria, greatest house plants alive!! by Stush2019 Apr 2, 2021 7:04 AM 3,248

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