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If you're looking for an easy to grow houseplant, it doesn't get much easier than snakeplant. Whether you call it Snakeplant, Sanseveria, Mother-in-laws tongue or Snake Plant there are very few indoor plants that are easier to grow. Snakeplants are perfect for any home, apartment or office. They thrive in low-light including fluorescent lights in windowless offices.

Snakeplants an ideal plant for indoor homes and offices because it is a superb air purifier. NASA studies have consistently shown the plant to remove toxins such as formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, and nitrogen oxides. Of all the well-known oxygen-producing plants, Snakeplants are unique since it converts a lot of CO2 (carbon dioxide) to O2 (oxygen) at night, making them ideal plants to have in your bedroom.

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Types of Snake Plants:

  • Sharkfin Snake Plant: this is a new variation of the normal Snake Plant with a unique shape and style that is extremely low maintenance. The leaves of this houseplant are tall, wide, and variegated resembling a shark fin, hence the name. These plants can withstand droughts and fluorescent light without a second thought.
  • Black Coral Snake Plants: 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. Pups or new Snake Plants appear in the same container as the mother plant and are sent out on runners underground.
  • Moonshine Snake Plant: Silvery-green foliage that reaches a maximum of about 16 inches. It stays extremely compact.
  • Cylindrical Snake Plant: Shows gray-green rounded foliage that can reach up to 48 inches.
  • Starfish Snake Plant: This has silvery-green foliage that reaches a maximum of about 10 inches. It stays extremely compact. Pups, or new “Starfish Arms” appear in the same container as the mother plant and are sent out on runners underground.
  • Laurentii Snake Plant: Snake Plant Laurentii 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. Interesting Gold edged leaves make this plant a true standout.
  • Fernwood Mikado Snake Plant: Produces dark green leaves with light green mottling. As the narrow leaves mature, they arch outward slightly.

Care Tips for Keeping Snakeplants Healthy and Happy

Plant care for Snakeplants is almost too easy. The list below contains tips for keeping your plants healthy and happy.

  • Light: Understanding the light requirements of Snakeplants is simple. Snake Plant will grow in just about any room of your home or office. Sansevierias tolerate low light but snake plants grow fastest when they are grown in bright conditions.
  • Watering: As long as you water Snakeplants now and again they will remain very happy. it's tough to underwater these Snake Plants. Water snake plants when the top inch or so of the soil dries. Snake plants would rather not be watered than be watered weekly.
  • Temperature: Snake plants do not like cold drafts or temperatures below 55 degrees. Be sure to keep them away from drafty windows or vents.
  • Soil: A well-drained soil is recommended. We recommend Espoma Organic Potting Mix. We have found this soil to retain the perfect amount of moisture needed for Snake Plants to thrive
  • Fertilizer: Snake plants don't require much fertilizer, but will grow a little more if they are fertilized a couple of times during the spring and summer. Feed your aglaonema plants with a slow-release fertilizer such as Osmocote Plus indoor/outdoor fertilizer. If you prefer to feed as you water we recommend Jack's Classic Houseplant special plant food. However, there are endless types of houseplant fertilizers available today, and if you have one you prefer to use that.

As long as you water it now and again, it's tough to underwater this hardy houseplant. Water the snake plant when the top inch or so of the soil dries. Take care not to overwater it -- allow the top inch of the potting mix to dry in between waterings.

Do Snake Plants Clean The Air?

The Snake Plant is an excellent air purifying plant and especially ideal for smaller spaces like apartments and offices. This houseplant is known to remove common toxins from the air, such as formaldehyde, toluene, and nitrogen oxides, to name a few. At night, it releases oxygen, helping freshen the air in your home. By absorbing these common pollutants and releasing oxygen back into your environment, the Snake Plant can also help you stay healthy, ease symptoms of allergies, and clean the air in your home, office, or garden. It makes for a practical and stylish accessory in your bedroom!

Should You Mist Your Snake Plants?

There is never any reason to mist Snake Plant. By misting the plant, the leaves will surely get wet. Water and moisture tend to collect at the bottom of the leaf clumps and this will cause rotting of the base.

Are Snake Plants Poisonous?

Yes, Snake Plants are known to be slightly poisonous. If you have small children or pets in your home, we recommend keeping the plant out of reach. Symptoms can range from mild itching or irritation if it comes in contact with the skin. However, symptoms can become more extreme if ingested - throat and tongue can become numb, swelling, intestinal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Read our Pet-Safe Plant blog to see which non-toxic plants are available at Garden Goods Direct!

What Temperature Is Best For Snake Plants?

Temperatures below 55 degrees or even cold drafts are no friend to this house plant. Ideally, you want to keep your snake plant in temperatures between 60 to 80 degrees and away from drafty windows and vents.

How Fast Will My Snake Plant Grow?

Snake plants are slow-growing plants with a very long life span. The less light provided, the slower it will grow. However, don't confuse this with giving your plant tons of light to make it grow faster. This plant prefers low-light areas and thrives best in them too. If you properly take care of this plant, you will have it for many years to come. Sanseveria Snake plants are also grown for their air purification abilities. You can place your plant in a home office, bathroom, or bedroom and watch it grow beautifully, and take care of your health.

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