Plant Care Variegated Snake Plant

Variegated Snake Plant


Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii'

How to care for Variegated Snake Plant


How often to water your Variegated Snake Plant

Water needs for Variegated Snake Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated Snake Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Variegated Snake Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Variegated Snake Plant in your home

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

Variegated 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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How to fertilize Variegated Snake Plant

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

Care Summary for Variegated Snake Plant

Variegated Snake Plant

Variegated Snake Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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