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Plant Info & Care

Pet Friendly No

Mildly toxic to humans, pets, cats and dogs.

Care Level Easy

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Light Medium

Best in medium light, but can survive in a range of low to high.

Water Low

Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Humidity Low

Doesn’t prefer humidity, but it can tolerate it.

Air Quality Great

This plant is great at keeping the air in your space clean!

Plant Bio

The leading commercial variety of Sansevieria, known and grown for the hemp-like fiber in the leaves. It’s an interesting and attractive plant that is also durable to a wide range of conditions. It’s an easy plant to care for and makes for a great addition to your personal green space.

Species of the Sansevieria genus are recommended for air purification – particularly within the home and office.

Roots

Grown in the USA. Native to native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo.

Fun Facts

Hollywood's plant! Sansevieria has frequently been used as a set decoration in many films and TV shows, including: A Serbian Film, Being John Malkovich, Blue Velvet, Duck Soup, Groundhog Day, Homegrown, The Paper, and These Final Hours.

Because the leaves of Sansevieria grow upwards, the plants can be used for feng shui purposes.

Some believe that having Sansevieria near children helps reduce coarseness, although care must be taken to ensure the child cannot reach the plant's poisonous leaves.

Others recommend placing pots near the toilet tank to counter the drain-down vibrations.

A fibre is obtained from the leaves and is used for making mats, sails, cordage, coarse cloth and the production of paper pulp.

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