90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant House Plant
90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant House Plant

90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant

Sansevieria Zeylanica, commonly known as Bowstring Hemp or Ceylon Bowstring Hemp, is a popular and hardy houseplant from the Asparagaceae family. It is well-known for its striking, sword-shaped leaves and its ability to thrive in a variety of indoor conditions....
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90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant House Plant

90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant

£110.00 £89.99

90 - 110cm Sansevieria Zeylanica Snake Plant 30cm Pot House Plant

£110.00 £89.99

Sansevieria Zeylanica, commonly known as Bowstring Hemp or Ceylon Bowstring Hemp, is a popular and hardy houseplant from the Asparagaceae family. It is well-known for its striking, sword-shaped leaves and its ability to thrive in a variety of indoor conditions. Here are some general characteristics of Sansevieria Zeylanica:

  • Foliage: The leaves are long, upright, and sword-shaped with dark green and light green variegated patterns. They have a leathery texture and can reach heights of up to 60-90 cm (24-36 inches).
  • Growth Habit: This plant grows in an upright, clumping habit, with new leaves emerging from the base of the plant. It is known for its architectural appearance and is often used as a statement piece in indoor spaces.
  • Size: Sansevieria Zeylanica can grow to a height of 60-90 cm (24-36 inches) and a similar spread, depending on the growing conditions.

Care Guide

  1. Light:

    • Bright, Indirect Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light conditions. It can thrive in a wide range of light conditions, making it a versatile indoor plant.
    • Direct Sunlight: While it can handle some direct sunlight, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause leaf burn.
  2. Watering:

    • Low to Moderate: Water when the soil is completely dry. Sansevieria Zeylanica is drought-tolerant and prefers to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, which is a common issue with this plant.
    • Humidity: This plant adapts well to average household humidity levels and does not require additional humidity.
  3. Temperature:

    • Warm: Thrives in temperatures between 18-27°C (65-80°F). Protect the plant from cold drafts and temperatures below 10°C (50°F).
  4. Soil:

    • Well-Draining: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of cactus mix and regular potting soil. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogging.
    • Cactus or Succulent Mix: A cactus or succulent potting mix is also suitable for Sansevieria Zeylanica.
  5. Fertilising:

    • Infrequent: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser once a month during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in autumn and winter when the plant's growth slows down.
    • Light Feeding: Avoid over-fertilising, as this can cause the plant to grow too quickly and become weak.
  6. Pruning:

    • Minimal Pruning: Pruning is generally not necessary, but you can remove any yellowing or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's appearance.
    • Cleaning: Wipe the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth to remove dust and enhance their appearance.
  7. Repotting:

    • Every 2-3 Years: Repot the plant every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one to allow for growth.
    • Fresh Soil: Use fresh, well-draining soil when repotting to ensure continued health.
  8. Pests:

    • Common Pests: Monitor for common pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
    • Good Air Circulation: Ensure good air circulation around the plant to prevent fungal infections.
  9. Propagation:

    • Division: Sansevieria Zeylanica can be easily propagated through division. Carefully separate the plant into smaller sections during repotting, ensuring each section has roots and healthy foliage.
    • Leaf Cuttings: You can also propagate the plant using leaf cuttings. Cut a healthy leaf into sections and place them in water or directly in moist soil until roots develop.

Conclusion

Sansevieria Zeylanica is a robust and easy-to-care-for plant, perfect for adding a touch of green to your indoor spaces. With the right care and conditions, you can enjoy its striking, sword-shaped foliage and architectural presence year-round.

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Upright and Fresh: Our innovative design ensures that your plants remain upright and fresh during transit. Specially engineered compartments and supports within the box prevent movement and damage, so your plants arrive in perfect condition.

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Tropical Glasshouse Nursery: Our plants are nurtured in our tropical glasshouse nursery located in Lincolnshire, where we maintain an average temperature of 16°C. We do not use cold warehouses, ensuring optimal conditions for plant health.

Plastic Nursery Pots: All our plants are supplied in practical plastic nursery pots. If you prefer a more decorative option, we offer a range of stylish pots available for purchase separately.

Non-Consumable: Please note that our plants are intended for ornamental purposes only unless specifically stated as edible. Ensure you check product descriptions carefully if you are looking for edible varieties.

Variable Heights: The height of our plants can vary by approximately +/- 10%. This natural fluctuation ensures you receive a unique and healthy specimen.

Plant Pot Sizes: Pot sizes may vary by approximately +/- 1cm. To ensure a proper fit, we recommend selecting a decorative pot that is 1-2cm larger than the stated plant pot size. For instance, if you purchase a plant in a 17cm pot, a 18 - 19cm decorative pot would be ideal.

Quarantining: All our houseplants are regularly sprayed with a preventative systemic bug treatment. We do our best to ensure a bug free growing environment however sometimes these can unfortunately be missed, as such we always recommend quarantining plants when they first enter your home and checking them upon arrival for bugs.

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