Plant Care Blue Sansevieria

Blue Sansevieria

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About Blue Sansevieria

Did you know the genus name Dracaena comes from the Greek for ‘female dragon’? Some plants in this genus have thick, red resin which was reminiscent of dragon blood! 🐲 Dracaenas are native to Africa, Asia, and northern Australia, and are known for being super easy to care for. Some species can go months without water, and many can grow well in low sunlight.

Taxonomy

Dracaena hanningtonii
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

Also known as

Sword Sansevieria, East African Wild Sisal and Sansevieria ehrenbergii

How to care for Blue Sansevieria

Water

How often to water your Blue Sansevieria

Water needs for Blue Sansevieria
0.5 cups
every 12

Blue Sansevieria needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, Texas.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blue Sansevieria

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Blue Sansevieria in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Growing Blue Sansevieria in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Blue Sansevieria in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 3rd, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Blue Sansevieria in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 24.3% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Blue Sansevieria in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Blue Sansevieria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Sansevieria: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Blue Sansevieria 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 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Antonio, Texas ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue Sansevieria

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Sansevieria: repot after 2X growth

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 Blue Sansevieria after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Blue Sansevieria

Blue Sansevieria

Blue Sansevieria


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Blue Sansevieria has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Blue Sansevieria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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@Bethanywilgus
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 137 XP
globe Fairborn, OH
10/04/2021

Not too much sun he gets crispy.

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