|Saint George's Sword|
|Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii||Synonym|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Plant Height:||2 to 4 feet (61-122cm)|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
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.
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Other: Can bloom throughout the year in tropics.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Leaf
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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|Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 26, 2011 2:33 PM
In good summer light, tall spikes of pale green flowers and orange berries appear. This plant grows best in a small pot.
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|Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 23, 2011 3:00 PM
Like some other members of its genus, S. trifasciata yields bowstring hemp, a strong plant fiber once used to make bowstrings.
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|skylark||On April 26, 2016||Miscellaneous Event
gave away the largest pot from 2004 division.
|skylark||On June 1, 2013||Transplanted
made 3 pots out of 2.
|skylark||On June 1, 2004||Transplanted
divided mixed pot of S. laurentii and trifasciata
|mscuser73||On December 1, 2017||Bloomed|
|lemonFresh||On March 29, 2017||Obtained plant|
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