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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, Dracaena Star Canyon Granite, Sansevieria trifasciata, Sansevieria jacquinii and Ghost Snake Plant
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 Madison, Wisconsin.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
September 28th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
September 26th, 2022
Madison is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to decrease by 33% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
September 28th, 2022
This month, Madison is getting an average of 11.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 16.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of da…
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 Madison, Wisconsin ☀️.️
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.