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Cylindrical Snake Plant (Sansevieria cylindrica) for Sale Online
Cylindrical Snake Plant has gray-green round foliage that can reach up to 36 inches tall. Loved for its unique form and low maintenance care regimen, this indoor plant is great for people with busy schedules on the go.
Also referred to as the African Spear Plant, the Sansevieria Cylindrica is very different than the majority of its Sansevieria cultivar when it comes to appearance. While most Sansevieria have flat leathery leaves with pointed tips, the Cylindrical Snake boasts more cylindrical leaves with a softer edge.
This a simple houseplant that is extremely low maintenance and is ideal for beginner plant parents. These relaxed houseplants are tolerant of a wide variety of conditions and can survive just about anywhere, even in a space with no sunlight whatsoever. This is the perfect for basements and rooms with north facing windows that have low light conditions!
Some important Snake Plant care tips to note include planting your snake in a well-draining potting mix in a pot with a drainage hole. These plants will happily tolerate drought, but they do not enjoy excess water and soggy soil. Planting your Cylindrical Snake in a succulent or cactus blend that incorporates sandy soil is ideal. These factors are all important in avoiding the issue of root rot.
Sansevieria enjoy room temperatures above 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Your Sansevieria will also benefit from a well-balanced fertilizer blend in the growing seasons of spring and summer.
Cylindrical Snake plants are excellent in corners or areas with limited space, as they are nearly vertical with little to no horizontal branches or growth. AS an added benefit Snake Plants are known to purify the air of toxins inside homes.
|1.5 to 3 Feet
|1.5 to 2 Feet
|Fluorescent light to bright, indirect
|Does not flower often
|Dark gray-green round foliage
|Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand)
|Likes to go dry
|Does well in narrow spaces and in low light conditions
How to Care for Cylindrical Snake Plant
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!
What is the best light for Cylindrical Snake Plant?
Cylindrical 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. These are perfect for bedrooms and bathrooms which are typically kept at lower light levels.
How do I water Cylindrical Snake Plant?
Cylindrical 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 is the best soil for Cylindrical Snake Plant?
Cylindrical 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 pre-blended cactus potting mix would work. The cactus potting mix already has sand and other ingredients to encourage drainage.
How do I fertilize Cylindrical Snake Plant?
Any all purpose fertilizer will work for Cylindrical 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.