Plant Care Futura Superba Snake Plant
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Futura Superba Snake Plant

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Futura Snake Plant and Variegated Snake Plant

Taxonomy

Dracaena trifasciata 'Futura Superba'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Futura Superba Snake Plant

Water

How often to water your Futura Superba Snake Plant

Water needs for Futura Superba Snake Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Futura Superba 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 Futura Superba Snake Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Futura Superba Snake Plant in your home

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

Futura Superba 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Futura Superba Snake Plant

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

Care Summary for Futura Superba Snake Plant

Futura Superba Snake Plant

Futura Superba 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

Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Futura Superba Snake Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Padraicmyprince avatar
@Padraicmyprince
leaf-1 42 Plants
xp 993 XP
07/08/2021

Easy to care for, neglect and drought tolerant, thrives in light but will handle very limited light just fine. The worst thing you can do with this plant is water it too often. Only water it when the soil is completely dry and it will live a long and happy life.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Urbanjungle avatar
@Urbanjungle
leaf-1 50 Plants
xp 1,430 XP
globe Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
03/03/2021

So beautiful so easy incredibly tolerant. The leaves just keep growing and shining.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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