A rare snake plant called Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Bantel’s Sensation’..
..is often called the White Snake Plant or White Sansevieria.
A unique feature of the leaves is a vertical variegation of cream and white on the dark green.
The leaves are stiffly erect, narrow and shorter than those of the species.
Leaf segments with wide green sectors..
..may have transverse bands of lighter green similar to that of the species.
The slow rate of growth has limited its production to a few growers who specialize in rare plants.
Before we start..
Let us hear James’s story
If you’ve ever been to my house..
..you know that Sanseveria Bantel’s snake plant is a fixture in the living room.
I inherited it from my grandmother when she passed away and I love it so much.
It hasn’t been growing as well lately…
….but luckily there’s still time for me to come up with a plan of action!
So I research on my own about how to take care this plant..
.. to making it bloom if its possible!
A year pass now this plant have a good looking and growing big out of my expectation…
….this plant was putted in living room and have a good function as decorative plant.
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How To Care Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Bantel’s Sensation’
Among the easiest and most adaptable houseplants are snake plants.
There are over 70 species of snake plants, including Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Bantel’s Sensation’.
The snake plant variety known as ‘Bantel’s Sensation’ is a rare variety.
Sansevieria Bantel’s Sensation is a cultivar of snake plant has boasting distinctive white vertical striping on its thinner-than-usual leaves.”JOMOSTUDIO.COM
One of the members of the Agave family, this succulent only requires a monthly watering.
When the soil becomes dry, water the plant thoroughly from below or at its base.
If there is any doubt about watering, wait as it is a drought-tolerant plant.
Using a moisture meter can be a fool-proof way of watering if you really want to be sure.
Water should not stand on the leaves.
You should avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.
Make sure the container you use has a drainage hole.
Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Bantel’s Sensation’ thrives in high humidity levels and dry conditions.
Keep your plant away from air vents and drafts, as these can dry it out.
In the winter, it will need very little water.
Sansevieria thrives in moderate to bright, indirect light, but will grow in low light as well.
When the light is bright and filtered, colors stand out more.
The plant is suitable for offices because it tolerates partial shade and low light levels.
It is one of the best plants to grow under fluorescent lights.
An indoor air purifier, Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Bantel’s Sensation’..
..removes toxins from indoor environments.
They grow best in well-draining soil..
..but can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions.
For good drainage..
..I prefer soils amended with gravel, perlite, pumice, or coarse sand.
Snake plants can also benefit from a standard succulent or cactus mix combined with perlite.
There is not much of a preference for pH when growing it..
..and it does well in slightly acidic to slightly alkaline soils.
If necessary, use a fertilizer diluted half strength.
Sansevierias are low maintenance plants that don’t require a lot of supplemental feeding.
The plant is sensitive to overfertilization, so use sparingly.
Bentel’s Sensation succulents naturally spread from underground rhizomes..
..that run on top of or just beneath the surface of the soil.
It can be propagated from root cuttings, offsets, and leaf cuttings.
Propagation from a leaf involves taking leaf cuttings and letting them calluse for a few days.
Plant them in water or soil in the same direction they normally grow.
Cuttings placed upside down will not take root.
Dividing the root ball also works well for propagation.
Place each division in a new pot with a drainage hole.
Sansevieria lovers often allow their Sansevieria to become root bound..
..and do not transplant more than once every two to five years.
The plant will not necessarily suffer from this.
Repotting your Snake Plant will allow it to thrive and grow once it has outgrown its current pot.
If not transplanting, add fresh soil every spring.
Bantel’s Sensation Uses
Outside, Bantel’s Sensation is used as a groundcover and as an edger.
Drought-resistant, it is perfect for xeriscaping.
Easy to grow indoors and makes a functional, attractive, and trouble-free houseplant.
Long periods without water are tolerated.
Underwatering will not affect Hahnii much, but overwatering will.
Sansevieria Trifasciata Flowers
In midsummer, creamy tan flowers bloom.
After it flowers, Snake Plants will not die..
..but they will stop producing new leaves.
Although we have never smelled the flowers..
..they appear to have a sweet aroma.
It is possible that these plants will rarely flower..
..depending on their growing conditions.
It is possible for a healthy plant to refuse to bloom even if it is very healthy.
Consumed in small amounts can cause mild toxicity.
You should keep this plant away from children and pets as all parts of the plant are toxic.
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How To Take Care Of Snake Plant Leaves
Dust Snake Plant leaves with a soft damp cloth to keep them shiny and glossy.
The leaves of snake plants should not be misted..
..as this could cause unsightly water spots.
It is natural for leaves to die over time.
Trim them back if necessary.
When making your own soil mix remember:
The soil must have good drainage..
Repotting snake plants will require little effort if the container is loose enough..
..You can salvage your snake plant if it has root rot.
To root ball removal.
You can remove the diseased roots and leaves.
And replace the potting medium with a fresh one.
The ideal potting medium is granular and soil-free.
Excess moisture is easily absorbed by peat moss.
The only component of soil that can degrade with time is calcium.
When mixing your own snake plant mix, consider substituting coconut coir for sand.
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