Get To Know Sansevieria
The Sansevieria trifasciata is a native houseplant in Asia and Africa. The evergreen sword-shaped leaves that grow upright can be seen as artificial foliage. Snake plants are easy to care for, are pleasing to the eye, and require little water to survive.
Even though they’re relatively safe, they are mildly toxic if eaten. If you eat large quantities of their leaves you can cause swelling and numbness on the tongue. It’s a good idea to keep this plant away from children and animals that eat it.
One of the most popular reasons people include snake plants in their décor is that they’re low maintenance and don’t need much attention to grow. They can survive in relatively dry environments indoors and outside. Here are some important things to consider about
- Don’t overwater. This plant is weak due to its excessive amount of water. If you place a snake plant in a well-drained pot, it can cause rotting. The soil should only be watered when it is completely dry.
- Indirect sunlight is best. The best time to plant snake plants is during the day. In bright window areas, it can grow in darker corners. The leaves of the plant can become floppy if the shade is completely shaded.
- The usefulness of snake plants is similar to that of visually appealing plants. It is possible to grow indoors and outdoors with little to no maintenance.
Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Black Gold’ (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp)
The black gold snake plant is a popular variety of snake plant that has dark green leaves. The viper’s bowstring hemp plant has tall leaves that are stiff, giving the plant a sleek look. The green and yellow leaves can be up to 6 cm wide, and most sansevieria trifasciata varieties grow to about 90 cm tall. Small flowers can be seen in the summer and fall.
According to NASA, this snake plant variety is one of the best air filters in the world. Many people prefer to grow this sansevieria variety in their bedroom or living room for the purpose of cleaning out the air. The viper’s bowstring hemp plant is toxic to cats and dogs, so you need to be aware of that. The snake plant is a lucky plant that can bring good fortune, according to the Chinese. The snake plant can tolerate low-light conditions, just like most sansevieria varieties.
Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Futura Robusta’ (Tall)
This type of mother-in-law’s tongue is an evergreen plant that has grayish-green leaves. The short sword-shaped leaves are identified by their twisted growth. The Future Robusta is the tallest variety of sansevieria trifasciata. The house plant can grow in most indoor conditions.
Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Twisted Sister’
The ‘Twisted Sister’ is a snake plant with green and yellow leaves that are curly. The sansevieria has bright golden yellow and lime green variegated leaves. The silvery-green markings in the center of the leaves are what you will see.
People describe the look of the twisted Sister as a bird’s nest. The leaves of sansevieria trifasciata only grow to between 12” and 15” (30 – 38 cm) tall, making it a dwarf variety. The bright green and yellow color of the snake plant can make a dull corner of a room bright.
Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’
There are two dwarf varieties of sansevieria, one of which is also called the Bird’s nest. Green and light green striped markings can be seen on the leaves of this snake plant. The leaves form clusters and turn into leafy funnels as they grow. A rosette pattern can be seen in the shape of the Golden Hahnii. The variety of sansevieria will only grow to around 30 cm high. The plant can be grown in clumps to create a striking effect.
So have you decided what’s the most suitable for you? Don’t let it confuse your mind and listen to your heart!