Black Coral Snake Plants for Sale Online
Black Coral Snake Plant is a beautiful low light, drought-tolerant houseplant with dark-green and silver striped foliage. NASA studies have found them to be excellent at cleaning the air of toxins. They clean the air at night and add oxygen to the air making them perfect as bedroom plants. Easy to grow and impossible to kill!
Black Coral Snake is a plant with exciting "waves" of dark green and silver-green foliage. Also known a Mother-in-law's Tongue, this plant is on our list for Top 5 Houseplants for Beginners. Looking to add more Snake Plants to add to your houseplant collection? Shop All Snake Plants.
About Your Black Coral Snake Plants
Snake Plant or Mother in Law’s Tongue is a simple, elegant houseplant that is extremely low maintenance. These plants can withstand droughts and fluorescent light without a second thought. There are several different colors and varieties, so there’s a snake plant that appeals to everyone. Snake plants are excellent in corners or areas with limited space requirements, as they are nearly vertical with little to no horizontal branches or growth. New plants appear from roots that are sent underground and appear as new sprouts in the same pot as the original. These beloved plants are known for their sharp architectural shape, and have the added benefit of cleaning air indoors. Snake Plants are known to remove benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene from the air inside homes.
Snake Plant Black Coral has silver and green variegated foliage that reaches about 36 inches. Leaves appear from the center of the plant, and growth is near vertical without branching. Snake Plants are very slow growing, and handle extremely low light conditions.
These plants do extremely well in offices or buildings where they can live away from windows or natural light. They are frequently found in atriums indoors as they pair well with many different plants and add a vertical element to mixed containers. They can be moved outdoors during the summer months and into part sun as long as they are transitioned to handle higher levels of light. Snake Plants do not require very much water, and do well in small spaces.
|Mature Height:||10 – 16 inch|
|Mature Width:||10 – 18 inch|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent light to bright, indirect|
|Foliage:||Silver and dark green variegated|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand)|
|Water Require:||Likes to dry out in between waterings|
|Uses:||Does well in narrow spaces and in low light conditions, excellent clean-air plant|
How to Care for Black Coral Snake Plants
Before you buy a Black Coral Snake Plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
What kind of soil should I use for my Black Coral Snake Plant?
Black Coral Snake Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefer to have dry conditions. Regular potting mix with sand mixed in works well for plants potted in containers, otherwise a cactus potting mix would work. The cactus potting mix already has sand and other ingredients to encourage drainage.
How often should I be watering Black Coral Snake Plant?
Black Coral Snake Plants like to dry out almost completely between watering. It does not like to stay or sit in water. Plants that are watered too often will not survive. If unsure, do not water. Snake Plants can go weeks before being watered again.
What type of fertilizer should I use with a Black coral snake plant?
Any all purpose, foliage fertilizer will work for Black Coral Snake Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack’s Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Snake Plants.
What are the light requirements of Black Coral Snake Plant?
Black Coral Snake Plants thrive in the lowest light conditions indoors, living with just fluorescent light. They can handle some bright, indirect light too, but too much light will cause browning.