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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 Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 5th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
October 4th, 2022
Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 30.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.0 megajoules of energy per …
October 4th, 2022
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 12.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of…
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 Sacramento, California ☀️.️
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 2nd, 2022
The growing potential in Sacramento 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 …