Plant Care bird's nest snake plant

bird's nest snake plant

Taxonomy

sansevieria 'black hahnii'
Sansevieria
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for bird's nest snake plant

Water

How often to water your bird's nest snake plant

Water needs for bird's nest snake plant
0.5 cups
every 12

bird's nest snake plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 bird's nest snake plant

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 bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

72% Medium

Growing bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 4th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 32.6% ☀️

October 4th, 2022

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 32.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.9 hours 📉

October 4th, 2022

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of…

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Finding light for bird's nest snake plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant bird's nest snake plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

bird's nest 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 💪.️

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize bird's nest snake plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for bird's nest 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 bird's nest snake plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot bird's nest snake plant

Nutrient needs for plant bird's nest snake plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 2nd, 2022

The growing potential in Pittsburgh is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …

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Care Summary for bird's nest snake plant

bird's nest snake plant

bird's nest snake plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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