Sansevieria Trifasciata Cylindrica


Sansevieria Trifasciata Cylindrica, also know as the cylindrical snake plant, is a succulent plant native to Africa perfect for beginners because it thrives in bright light, but in low-light conditions as well and it's drought-tolerant. Sansevieria Cylindrica has striped, smooth, greenish-gray subcylindrical leaves that can grow up to 2 meters. The most common reason of a snake plant death is over watering. This plant is mildly toxic if ingested so take action if you have cats, dogs or children.

Sansevieria Trifasciata Cylindrica is also known as sansevieria cylindrica, african spear, snake plant, mother's tongue, magic sword.

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Sansevieria Cylindrica care

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    Light exposure

    Sansevieria Cylindrica likes bright light and can stand plenty of direct sunlight. They thrive in low light conditions even though their growth is slowed substantially.

    Sansevieria plants have more vibrant colors if they are placed in bright spots.

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    The Snake Plant requires little water to survive. You should only water it when the soil in the pot is completely dry because this plant is drought-tolerant.

    Check every two weeks by raising the plant. If it's heavy, give it a week more. If it's light, check it by sticking a wooden stick into the soil to see how wet it is.

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    Sansevieria Trifasciata Cylindrica tolerates dry air, but keep it away from air vents or drafts. An average room humidity is enough to keep this plant happy.

    If you have to increase the humidity because of other plants, it won't be a problem.

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    Snake Plants don't need too much fertilizer because is a light feeder, so too much fertilizer makes the leaves fall over.

    Feed your Snake Plant Cylindrica once a month during summer with a slow fertilizer.

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    • Living rooms and bedrooms are good spots to place your Sansevieria because it removes air toxins.
    • Sansevierias are mildly toxic if ingested, so put it away from cats, dogs and children.
    • If the leaves are drooping it's because you're over-watering it, let it dry for a while and it will recover.
    • Sansevieria Trifasciata usually dies because of over-watering. Don't do it.

Videos explaining how to take care of a snake plant

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