Plant Care Mikado Snake Plant
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Mikado Snake Plant

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Mikado Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Mikado Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Cylindrical Snake Plant

Taxonomy

Dracaena bacularis 'Mikado'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Mikado Snake Plant

Water

How often to water your Mikado Snake Plant

Water needs for Mikado Snake Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Mikado Snake Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Mikado Snake Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Mikado Snake Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mikado Snake Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Mikado 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mikado Snake Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mikado Snake Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mikado Snake Plant: 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 Mikado Snake Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Mikado Snake Plant

Mikado Snake Plant

Mikado Snake Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Mikado Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Mikado Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Mikado Snake Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Mikado Snake Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Macie avatar
@Macie
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 1,081 XP
globe Rochester, New York
05/17/2021

So easy to take care of and so cute 🥰

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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