African Spear Plant
About African Spear Plant
African Spear Plant is a popular houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs very little water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.
African Spear Plant belongs to the sansevieria genus, and is native to Angola.
Also known as
Cylindrical Snake Plant
How to care for African Spear Plant
African Spear Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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African Spear Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.
Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your African Spear Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.