Sword Snake Plant 'Ehrenbergii'
Sansevieria, which is native to Africa, is commonly called the snake plant, because of the shape of its leaves, or mother-in-law's tongue because of their sharpness. It forms dense stands, spreading by way of its creeping roots. Its stiff sword-shaped leaves grow vertically from a basal rosette. The Sanseveria Ehrenbergii, or the Samurai Sword, has unique banana shaped layered leaves that stack one upon the next. It makes a beautiful centerpiece of a succulent garden. But don’t forget that it can be grown indoors as well. This air-purifying plant makes for an eye-dazzling houseplant too! It is grown for the hemp-like fiber in the leaves, which is called bowstring hemp. They are an attractive plant for pot culture and are very durable to a wide range of condition. The grow small greenish-white flowers on spikes but are attractive due to their foliage.They tolerate low light conditions and are very drought tolerant. They are propagated by division of roots at anytime of the year.
A study by NASA found that it is one of the best plants for improving indoor air quality by passively absorbing toxins such as nitrogen oxides and formaldehyde.
Dimensions of Potted Plant: L x B x H ~ 4" x 4" x 6"
Growth Medium: Cocopeat
Pot Description: Round Plastic Pot
How to Care for Snake Plants
Sansevieria are low light and and neglect tolerant plants which are very easy to maintain.
Light: Indirect sunlight
Water: Once a week
Feed: General purpose fertilizer once a month
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