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About Snake Plant
Records of Dracaena fossils have been found in Europe and North Africa, near the site of the Tethys Ocean, which existed 252 to 66 million years ago. More recently, snake plant leaves and stems have been used to treat fever, pain, bleeding, and inflammation throughout many cultures in Africa and India. 🤒
Also known as
Mother-in-law's Tongue, Viper's Bowstring Hemp and Dracaena Star Canyon Granite
How to care for Snake Plant
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 Austin, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 15th, 2021
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
October 14th, 2021
Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 24.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
October 15th, 2021
This month, Austin is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of day…
Snake Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.
Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Austin, Texas ☀️.️
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 Snake Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
October 12th, 2021
The growing potential in Austin 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 any …