Plant Care Gold Edge Snake Plant

Gold Edge Snake Plant

4.9 out of 5 (9 experiences)

Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Variegated Snake Plant and Mother-in-Law's Tongue

Taxonomy

Dracaena trifasciata laurentii
Sansevieria
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Gold Edge Snake Plant

Water

How often to water your Gold Edge Snake Plant

Water needs for Gold Edge Snake Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Gold Edge 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 Gold Edge Snake Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Gold Edge Snake Plant in your home

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

Gold Edge 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 Gold Edge Snake Plant

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity
Propagation

Care Summary for Gold Edge Snake Plant

Gold Edge Snake Plant

Gold Edge 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

Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 7
Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Gold Edge Snake Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Allie_ballie avatar
@Allie_ballie
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 130 XP
globe Weatherford, Texas
06/09/2021

It is very easy and it’s good to niglect it

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Kennedy avatar
@Kennedy
leaf-1 52 Plants
xp 998 XP
05/03/2021

Such a good beginner plant it tolerates low light and you can ignore it and it will be fine. The plant is so cute and just nice to have lying around

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