Mozambique is the birthplace of this Sansevieria subpicata strain. The lanceolate leaves are somewhat curved back and grow upright. They are green to slightly bluish in color, have a length of 20 to 60 centimeters, taper to a tip, and have a length of 20 to 60 centimeters. It’s considered as medium sized sansevieria. Compared to the taller ones, they might look so small!
The leaf edge is green and has a white discoloration as it ages. It’s not a sign that they are sick or anything, it’s just how they are. They look like a cactus at a glance but still is a sansevieria. The panicles of greenish-white blooms stand together.
The inflorescences reach a height of 30 to 40 cm. Quite long and stands out from the middle of the sansevieria’s leaves.
The sansevieria subspicata like to be planted in a sunny to partially shaded location. Semi shaded location would be the best spot for them to grow. They will grow faster during the spring and summer.
Sansevieria subspicata doesn’t really eager for water. It’s okay to water them once in a while since it does not tolerate water-logging. The best temperature for your sansevieria subspicata is 20 to 25°C. When it’s frosting outside, keep them on a warm place with you.
The sansevieria subspicata like a slightly sandy, loose and permeable to water type of soil. Since it doesn’t like much watering, soil is one of the most important thing for them to keep them healthy and away from mushy leaves or a root rot.
Clean The Sansevieria Subspicata Leaves
If you keep the sansevieria subspicata are kept inside, they will develop fuzzy leaves over time. It enhances the look of your plant’s leaves to keep them free of dust and pollution.
It also aids in the maintenance of their health. Plants that cleanse and filter the air can absorb more light and perform photosynthesis more efficiently if their leaves are clean. Foliar fertilizer can also be absorbed more fully and effectively by them. It’s essential to clean plants with gentle, effective procedures that remove contaminants without harming them.
You may clean your plants with mild dish soap water and a simple clear lukewarm water rinse every now and then to keep them clean and pest-free.To treat pests like aphids, spider mite attacks, plant scale bugs, and mealybug infestations, mix water with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
Leaf shine treatments prepared at home should be avoided since they might clog pores and impede transpiration. Add a few drops of Neem oil to your spray mixture to give smooth leaves a lovely sheen. This will also help to keep pests at bay. You’ll need the following items to clean the leaves of smooth leafed plants:
- a cleaning product spray bottle
- Paper towels or a soft, clean cloth
Here’s how to clean your indoor plants’ leaves. Spray the cleaning solution on your plant’s leaves, then wipe them clean with a soft cloth or paper towel.
To remove dust and pollutants without harming or unintentionally removing the leaves, use exactly the proper amount of pressure and resistance. When cleaning your houseplants, keep the following in mind: Make sure the wipers are changed on a regular basis.
Always work your way up from the bottom of the stem to the tip of the leaf. Wipe both sides of the leaf with a soft cloth or paper towel while holding a “wiper” in each hand. Once or twice a month, do this type of leaf-by-leaf cleaning. Use milder techniques to keep dust at bay in between. You can use a delicate feather duster to dust smaller plants.
Cleaning your sansevieria subspicata from dust is important so they can get enough sunlight and do a photosynthesis!