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Posted 1M ago by @CivicSeedlings

Found a Snake Plant! Need Help.

I recently found a snake plant outside my apartment and thought that maybe I could help it. I love the pot it is in but filled with rocks and water. Should I replant with soil? #snakeplanthelp #help #howtosaveaplant
5ft to light, indirect
8” pot without drainage
Last watered 1 month ago
@CivicSeedlings Moriah yes repot in a pot with drainage. And use succulent soil. Then water sparingly.
Hey Moriah :) Your plant looks ok. You can propagate snake plants in water, but they don’t like to be constantly wet. Try this article on snake plants. It has a LOT of useful info. If I were you, I’d repot in a well-draining soil. Since you like the pot it’s in now, you can plant your snake plant in a pot with drainage and set it into the current pot :) https://www.thespruce.com/snake-plant-care-overview-1902772 @CivicSeedlings
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Hello Moriah πŸ™‚

Snake plants are VERY drought tolerant, and if they have wet feet, they are gonna get root rot.πŸƒ

A soil with very minimal moisture retention is preferred for them πŸ™‚

You can have them live in sand even πŸ™‚πŸŒ±
I would get it out of the water as soon as possible and then not water it for at least 2 weeks and then probably some πŸ™‚πŸŒΏπŸƒ

When you repot it, check the roots.
They should be white/ light brown and firm.
If any of the roots are soft, brown, or mushy, cut them off before repotting. πŸͺ΄
Hi Moriah, first I wish I found more plants needing homes like you didπŸ’š second I noticed you had a little bamboo plant in with the snake plant, that one you can propagate in a smaller container with pebbles or just straight water, make sure to change the water once every week or two, they get stinky. Good luck!
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