Plant Care Zeylanica Snake Plant

Zeylanica Snake Plant

4.9 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Bowstring Hemp

Taxonomy

Dracaena zeylanica
Sansevieria
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Zeylanica Snake Plant

Water

How often to water your Zeylanica Snake Plant

Water needs for Zeylanica Snake Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Zeylanica Snake Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Zeylanica Snake Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Zeylanica Snake Plant in your home

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

Zeylanica 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Zeylanica Snake Plant

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

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Care Summary for Zeylanica Snake Plant

Zeylanica Snake Plant

Zeylanica Snake Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Zeylanica Snake Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Melaza avatar
@Melaza
leaf-1 33 Plants
xp 4,596 XP
globe New York
01/23/2022

This plant survived for over a year with barely any light or watering… the word is *resilient! They will do a lot better with bright light, but truly I can’t imagine how you could go wrong with a snake plant. Just set it & forget it!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Alexis avatar
@Alexis
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 132 XP
globe Penhold, Alberta
07/07/2021

Super low maintainence , hard to kill, thrives when watering is irregular

Survivor Survivor
Plantmom052510 avatar
@Plantmom052510
leaf-1 31 Plants
xp 857 XP
globe Nashville, TN
06/22/2021

Tough but beautiful plant. Great for a beginner plant parent

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Keylee3 avatar
@Keylee3
leaf-1 39 Plants
xp 1,624 XP
globe Cedar Park, TX
04/08/2021

Grows very slowly, but needs minimal care.

Survivor Survivor
Emma_ avatar
@Emma_
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 582 XP
03/02/2021

Okay but not the most beautiful- i can hardly tell if it’s growing

Browns easily Browns easily

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