Snake plants are extremely popular.
Everyone has seen this plant at least once in their lives.
In addition to being able to be planted outdoors..
..they can also be planted indoors.
If you want, you can even place them in the bedroom.
What is the best snake plant variety to grow in the bedroom?
Before we start..
let’s listen to Adelle’s story.
I am a snake plant lover.
I have many snake plants at home.
Because for me, the snake plant is very useful to provide fresh air.
But all this time I never put it in my snake plant in the bedroom.
Because I’m afraid of spreading poison.
But after I asked my friend, he said it’s okay.
In fact, a snake plant in the bedroom provides many benefits.
I also put 1 in my room, and I feel the benefits.
Now, let’s get started…
Sansevieria Trifasciata “Black Gold”
Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp) is the one commonly used for the bedroom.
There are many people who plant snake plants in their bedrooms..
..or living rooms as it is effective for cleaning the air both during the day and at night.
What you need to know about Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp).
Since this plant does not need much attention..
..Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp) is the most suitable for beginners and travelers.
Its leaves are green and about one meter high.
- Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciata
- Nicknames: “Black Gold”, Viper’s Bowstring Hemp
- Family: Asparagaceae
- Genus: Sansevieria (currently included in genus Dracaena)
- Species: S. trifasciata
- Variety: Black Gold
The snake plant Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp)..
..is just like other snake plants toxic to humans and to animals.
The person who ingests them can experience allergies around the mouth and throat, nausea, and diroha.
Be sure that you are prepared to not let your children..
..or pets near them before you decide to have them in your place.
If something bad happens..
..please seek emergency medical attention right away.
Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp)..
..is one of the snake plants that are able to remove toxins and provide fresh air.
They are known for their ability to purify the air.
Low maintenance is a characteristic of all Sansevierias.
It is not necessary to water them often and they can grow even if they are neglected.
Water the soil thoroughly before allowing it to dry out completely before watering it again.
Watering is greatly influenced by the temperature and the amount of sunlight available.
In the spring and summer, watering them about once a week is sufficient.
In lower temperatures, the soil takes longer to dry out.
This explains why the nutritional requirements of the plant are also minimal.
I would recommend watering it once every two to three weeks.
Overwatering plants, such as Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp)..
..can be detrimental to their health.
If you give the plant too much water, the chances of them dying are high.
Water only when the soil is dry.
It is best to plant Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Bowstring Hemp) indoors as it is fine with any light type.
You can place them anywhere as long as it is in indirect bright to low light..
..and from partial to complete shade.
Indirect lighting, however, still remains the best choice.
To grow healthy foliage, the best light is necessary.
In early years of age, when they are at their “baby” phase and just starting to grow up..
..plants placed in the shade for months will have slower growth than those that receive enough light.
In addition to that, you may also place them in a fluorescent light.
Make sure you put the light at a proper distance if you are planning to do this.
The only risk they face is damaging or even killing them if they are placed under direct sunlight.
Temperatures between 45 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit..
..are ideal for Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp).
Temperature extremes are not a problem for them.
These plants can even grow at temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the dry soil.
But those who live in frosty places should know that these plants cannot tolerate frost.
Plants do not like freezing temperatures.
It can damage and even kill these plants.
Even if you live in frost-prone areas..
..you should move the plants to a warm place before the frost arrives.
Viper’s Bowstring Hemp (Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold”) can thrive in any humidity level.
As long as the humidity in the air is around 60%, they can survive in average levels.
Well-draining soil is necessary for growing Sansevieria trifasciata (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp).
Ideally, it should be mixed with loose powder.
For plants to be able to drain and aerate, choose a soil with sand and low peat content.
As an alternative, you can also use all-purpose cactus potting soil.
If your house plants are in the spring and summer..
..fertilize them every three weeks with a balanced houseplant fertilizer.
Liquids are best since they ensure better absorption.
Overdosing on the product can cause the plant to burn or even die.
Experts always recommend using half or the stated dosage in order to avoid overfertilization.
As the plant’s growth rate and nutrition requirements decrease in the winter..
..it is necessary to stop feeding it fertilizer at the end of the summer.
In medium size pots and containers..
..Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp) can grow well.
Make sure the base has drainage holes.
Sansevieria trifasciata “Black Gold” (Viper’s Bowstring Hemp) is fine to grow in USDA growth zones 2 to 11.
If you live in a zone 9 to 11, you should keep them outdoors all year round.
Snake plant in the bedroom is very useful…
…such as providing oxygen while sleeping, effective against allergies, and air purifier.
In addition, the snake plant can also be a home decoration because the tall snake plant is aesthetic.
Try feeling the snake plant in your room now.
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.RUMI, WAS A 13TH-CENTURY PERSIAN POET
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