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Sansevieria, commonly known as Snake Plant or Mother-in-Law's Tongue, is a popular and easy-to-care-for houseplant. Here are some general care guidelines to help you keep your Sansevieria healthy:

1. **Light Requirements**:
   - Sansevieria can tolerate a wide range of light conditions, from low to bright indirect light. They are very adaptable but thrive best in indirect light. However, they can also tolerate low light conditions, although they may grow more slowly.

2. **Watering**:
   - Sansevieria are drought-tolerant plants and prefer to dry out between waterings. Water them thoroughly, allowing excess water to drain away completely. In winter, reduce watering frequency as growth slows down.

3. **Soil**:
   - Use a well-draining potting mix suitable for succulents or cacti. A mix that includes sand, perlite, or coarse potting mix helps prevent waterlogged soil, which can lead to root rot.

4. **Temperature**:
   - Sansevieria prefer temperatures between 60-85°F (15-29°C). They can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures but are sensitive to frost and should be protected from cold drafts.

5. **Humidity**:
   - Sansevieria are adaptable to typical indoor humidity levels. They do not require high humidity and can thrive in average household humidity.

6. **Fertilizing**:
   - Feed Sansevieria sparingly, as they are not heavy feeders. Fertilize with a balanced houseplant fertilizer diluted to half-strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid fertilizing in fall and winter.

7. **Potting and Repotting**:
   - Sansevieria prefer slightly root-bound conditions and do not need frequent repotting. Repot only when the plant has outgrown its container, typically every 2-3 years. Use a pot only slightly larger than the current one.

8. **Pest Control**:
   - Sansevieria are relatively pest-resistant but can occasionally be affected by spider mites or mealybugs. Inspect the plant regularly, especially under the leaves and near the soil surface. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

9. **Cleaning**:
   - Wipe the leaves occasionally with a soft, damp cloth to remove dust. This helps the plant photosynthesize more efficiently and keeps it looking attractive.

Sansevieria are excellent air purifiers and can tolerate neglect, making them ideal for beginners or for those who may forget to water their plants regularly. By following these care tips, you can ensure your Sansevieria remains healthy and thriving in your home or office space.

Sansevieria 'Ghost'

SKU: SansGhost
$16.00Price
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