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Sansevieria Zeylanica Houseplant

  • - Pet Safe: No
  • - Care Level: Low
  • - Space Required: 28 inches
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: North, East or West facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Sansevieria Zeylanica Houseplant
Plant Features

The Sansevieria Zeylanica, commonly known as the Ceylon Bowstring Hemp, is a robust and attractive variety of Sansevieria, popularly known for its air-purifying qualities and ease of care. This plant features long, upright leaves that are dark green with wavy, horizontal bands of a lighter green. The leaves are thick, sword-like, and can grow quite tall, making it a striking addition to any indoor space. Sansevieria Zeylanica is appreciated for its ability to thrive in a variety of environmental conditions and is particularly resilient to neglect.

Caring for Sansevieria Zeylanica involves addressing a few common issues. Overwatering is the most significant concern, as it can lead to root rot, indicated by yellowing or mushy leaves. Underwatering is less problematic, but prolonged neglect can lead to dry, brown leaf tips. Although the plant can tolerate low light, insufficient light might cause it to become leggy or lose its vibrant color. Sansevieria is generally pest-resistant, but it's always good practice to periodically check for common houseplant pests.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Once per month when actively growing
Humidity Level Low (mist weekly)
Temperature 65-75 F
Care Level No Thumb (plants will tolerate neglect)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 2-3 feet
Mature Spread 1-2 feet
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Multicolored
Garden Styles Houseplant
Pet Friendly No