Snake Plant (Sansevieria fasciata) in the Snake Plants Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
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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Name of this little plant please! by JB Oct 20, 2018 4:04 PM 3
How do you propagate snake plants? by SeasonsOfDespair Oct 21, 2018 5:11 PM 18
Indoor raised bed by soozywoozy Oct 10, 2018 7:50 AM 14
Show your variegated plants! (or spotted, splashed, etc anything but green!) by Gina1960 Oct 22, 2018 2:04 PM 116
Is this a snake plant? by HoneyBeeHappy Sep 10, 2018 11:30 AM 2
Name this plant by jkayroberts82 Sep 3, 2018 9:37 AM 2
Snake Plant sprouting a flower stalk by CharlotteSnakePlant Aug 3, 2018 10:33 AM 4
Is this a dwarf variety of Sansevieria? by Aphria Jul 31, 2018 12:52 PM 6
Snake Plant by calebringabell Jul 26, 2018 8:11 PM 7
Looking for Banyan Tree aka Ficus Audrey (Ficus benghalensis 'Audrey') by SleepyWhippet Jul 1, 2018 9:17 AM 0

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