Whale Fin Snake Plant
5.0 out of 5 (7 experiences)
About Whale Fin Snake Plant
Did you know the genus name Dracaena comes from the Greek for ‘female dragon’? Some plants in this genus have thick, red resin which was reminiscent of dragon blood! 🐲 Dracaenas are native to Africa, Asia, and northern Australia, and are known for being super easy to care for. Some species can go months without water, and many can grow well in low sunlight.
Also known as
Mason's Congo, whale fin sansevieria and Sansevieria Masoniana
How to care for Whale Fin Snake Plant
Whale Fin Snake Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Whale Fin 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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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 Whale Fin Snake Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
Be patient, the plant will coincide it’s growth with the size of the pot, don’t let it get root bound, it will slow down its journey. It will surprise you with a baby if you take care of it. Be mindful of overwatering likes soil that drains well,