Sansevieria laurentii grow and care – succulent of the genus Dracaena formerly Sansevieria also known as Sansevieria trifasciata var laurentii, Sansevieria laurentii perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, tropic climate or as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Sansevieria laurentii leaves and flower

Leaves color green with yellow stripes, yellow color vertical and also length sometime the border, pattern color like triangle shape in the middle.

Flower color white the flowers grow on spike.

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How to grow Sansevieria laurentii growing and care:

Better temperature above 5C (41F), well-drained soil

How to care:
Add organic matter and fertilize, because of blooming problem better to fertilize before the blooming season, when the plant young (in case of seeds or late planting) better to protect it in the winter in hardiness zone 8-10a

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seeds / Vegetative Reproduction

How to divide shoots:
Dived shoots when the plant fully grown better to separate after wet the soil in order to make it easier and to keep the roots as long as possible need to cut the connection between the plants, after planting in the beginning increase the amount of water for at least two weeks, better to do it with longer until the first leaf that grow.

How to grow by cutting leaves:
Propagation by cutting leaf, cut the leaves or cut in the base of the leaf with hand not anything sharp and wait at least 24 hours or if not cut in the base or it is stem need wait few days until tissue will heal and care won’t be wet, after this put it in well-drained soil, and water it every few days to two weeks let in dry but not fully dry, after few weeks to month it start to grow root, cutting better to start in the late spring to early summer but always can do it indoor

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Snake plant?
No, it’s harder to start by seeds and easier start from cutting and daughter plant and the plant doesn’t bloom a lot so it’s harder to find seeds

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Leaves are toxic

Recommended planting season?
Spring in hardiness zone 10a, spring to autumn in hardiness zone 10b-11a, all year in hardiness zone 11b+

How to plant:
Planting in location with good drainage, the plant doesn’t like and might die if will sit in puddle so in rainy location better to grow above the ground level and use raising bad

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs, weevil, spider mites, aphids

Pruning season:
All year, in colder area better in winter

How to prune:
Old leaves and dead plants, possible to trim just part of the leaf (the dead part) 1cm (0.5 inch) under the dead part

Size of the plant:
0.6 -2m, 2-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing, after the plant establish and with the right fertilization

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water, drainage of the soil it’s important and when the drainage is not good reduce the amount of water and better let it dry between watering

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (with light), when moving the plant from shade to full sun need to expose it to sun slowly, when plant it direct in full sun need to choose cooler days with some clouds that will let the plant sufficient time to establish and adjust to the new environment.

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

How to care indoor:
When plant it indoor need to clean it from pests before put it in house, because there isn’t predators for the pests, the shade in the house might cause problems and the plant might won’t bloom

Growing is also possible in a pot, planter, flowerpot, containers:
Yes, when grow in pot possible to start by 5L (1.5 gallon) but it’s for few plants connected together, in order to get impressive and blooming plant need at least 15-20L (4-5 gallons) and shallow will be better, but in order to get flowers after few years need to check that the roots system not fill all the planter, if it’s full need to reduce that amount of plants and cut the roots or to increase the size of the container, except this need to take care and pull old plants after blooming, pruning the leaves and roots and reduce the amount of roots in the pots and let new roots to grow, every few years need to check the soil that it’s still viable and if not take care of the soil by washing the old soil and put new, soil better to have potting mix or something similar.

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General information about the flower
White flowers grow on spike

Scientific name:

Dracaena (Sansevieria) trifasciata

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