A person caring for their healthy Snake Plant.

How To Care For The Snake Plant

The Sansevieria Snake Plant is a tropical plant that thrives in low light. They are incredibly tolerant to neglect and are known to be one of the easiest to care for. It is one of many houseplants that improve air quality and have been scientifically proven to reduce stress and increase productivity. These hard-working houseplants trap and absorb up to 87 percent of volatile organic compounds found in ordinary household items such as cleaning products, carpet and ink.

Light: This plant is extremely is a low maintenance, slow growers that thrives in bright light but can uniquely flourish in low light. Resilient.

Water: Snake plant care requires minimal effort. To keep the plant looking its best, water when the soil dries out. The best way to tell when your plant needs watering is to stick a finger in the soil every week. When the first inch of the soil feels dry, it’s time to water.

Pets: If you own pets it is recommended to keep this plant out of reach. It is mildly toxic to pets if ingested.

Aesthetic: Recognized by its evergreen sword-shaped leaves that grow upright. presents as slender, green leaves with grey or silver horizontal streaks. Perfect in the bedroom, office/desk, and on a coffee table.

Common Problems: The most commonly seen problem with Snake Plants is root rot, caused by overwatering, especially in the winter months. The roots then die back due to lack of oxygen or the overgrowth of a soil fungus.

Heath Benefits: Emits oxygen and improves air quality by filtering toxins from the air such as benzene, xylene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde.

Spirituality Interpretations: long life, prosperity, beauty, health, strength, intelligence.

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