Cylindrical Snake Plant
4.7 out of 5 (93 experiences)
Also known as
African spear, spear sansevieria and Brazil Saint Bárbara Sword
What other plant parents say
This is such an easy plant to have. Snake plants are so low maintenance, easy to clean leaves (also keeping pests away) and so nice to look at! They are also great to have if you are forgetful with t…
Infrequent watering has been fine for this hardy snake plant. The new growth this spring has been exciting to watch, as was the continued growth when we first got it a year ago. It had 3 cylindrical …
Overall a good plant. Not much bad things to say about these plants except that sometimes the ends of the leaves do brown easily! But it is not too noticeable only if you look really hard at them. Re…
The snake plant is so easy to grow. When I first got him he was in a tiny pot. As soon as I repotted him into a larger pot he just exploded! Such an easy plant to take care of and grow. Soon I will b…
I’ve neglected this plant for more than 3 months when I went out of town during covid. It survived! Among watering after returning, it started to grow right away. Gr8 plant boi
Very cool looking plant. Easy to look after. It grows pretty slowly but occasionally you will need to arrange the plant to keep the parts winding; this is pretty simple though.
It’s durable!!! As well as being strong itself it also survives the occasional missing water which is good if you like a chill approach to plants ✨
So easy to take care of!! My first plant ever so it really is beginner safe and a great choice if you want a very low maintenance plant. ✨🤗
The tips get brown easy, but this plant still knows how to do the right thing and survive. Easy care and pretty stylish
This plant is pretty good I just have the problem of over watering so I gave it root rot and it still survived that
How to care for Cylindrical Snake Plant
Cylindrical Snake 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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Cylindrical Snake 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 Cylindrical Snake Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.