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Sansevieria Black Coral aka Snake Plant - 8" Pot

Sansevieria Black Coral aka Snake Plant - 8" Pot

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Sansevieria Black Coral, also known as Snake Plant or Mother-in-Law's Tongue, is a popular indoor plant known for its striking appearance and easy care requirements. It belongs to the genus Sansevieria, which encompasses various species of perennial succulent plants native to different regions of Africa and parts of Asia.

Sansevieria Black Coral has long, upright, sword-like leaves that grow vertically from a basal rosette. The leaves are thick, fleshy, and have a deep green to blackish coloration. They are marked with horizontal light green or grayish-green mottling or banding patterns. The leaves can reach a height of about 2-3 feet (60-90 cm) in mature plants.

Snake Plants are renowned for their ability to tolerate a wide range of growing conditions. They are highly adaptable and can thrive in low light or bright, indirect light, making them suitable for various indoor environments. They can also tolerate infrequent watering and are known for their drought tolerance.

Like other Sansevieria species, Black Coral is known for its air-purifying capabilities. It has been recognized by NASA's Clean Air Study for its ability to remove toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene from the air, helping to improve indoor air quality.

Sansevieria Black Coral is a slow-growing plant. It typically produces new leaves from the center of the rosette, gradually adding to its overall height and volume over time. It generally maintains a compact form, which makes it suitable for tabletops, shelves, or as a floor plant.

Care requirements: Snake Plants are relatively low-maintenance plants. They prefer well-draining soil and should be potted in a container with drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. Watering should be done moderately, allowing the soil to dry out partially between waterings. They can tolerate periods of neglect and are more prone to root rot if overwatered. Snake Plants are also tolerant of low humidity and can withstand a wide range of temperatures.

Snake Plants can be propagated through several methods, including division, leaf cuttings, or rhizome cuttings. Division involves separating the plant into smaller clumps and repotting them individually. Leaf cuttings can be rooted in water or directly in soil. Rhizome cuttings involve removing and planting sections of the underground stem.

It's worth noting that while Sansevieria Black Coral is generally considered non-toxic to humans, it can be toxic to pets if ingested. Therefore, it's important to keep it out of reach of curious pets.

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