Sansevieria zeylanica: Bowstring hemp snakeplant care guide

sanseviera, nature, sansevieria zeylanica

Sansevieria zeylanica, also known as bowstring hemp or the zeylanica snake plant, is an evergreen perennial plant grown for its striking appearance and low-maintenance nature. Sansevieria zeylanica is one of more than 60 different species of Sansevieria. Originating from the South East Asian region, particularly India and Sri Lanka, this member of the “mother-in-law’s tongue” …

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How to get rid of fungus gnats in houseplants naturally

how to get rid of fungus gnats in houseplants naturally

Houseplants brighten our homes and give us a sense of bringing the outdoors inside.  However, if you recently brought a houseplant, such as a sansevieria, into your home and noticed lots of small black flies flying around it, you may have brought a bit more of the outdoors inside than you really want.  In that …

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House Plant Care Basics

house plant care basics

House plant care basics: the 7 requirements If you can master these house plant care basics, you’ll find that you are in a pretty good position to look after most kinds of house plants. All plants have various requirements that need to be met in order for the plant to thrive and grow. For house …

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Snake plant: how many types of Sansevieria are there?

Sansevieria: snake plants

Sansevieria is commonly grown as a house plant in cooler, northern hemisphere climates, although it grows outdoors readily in tropical and subtropical regions. It is native to dry and rocky regions of Indonesia, Africa, Madagascar and India. Commonly known as the snake plant, the snakeskin plant, bowstring hemp or mother-in-law’s tongue, Sansevieria is now in …

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