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Snake Plant

Laurentii

Low, Medium or Bright Light

The Snake Plant is a succulent plant characterized by its upright swordlike leaves. It comes in a 6" tall by 6" wide plastic nursery pot. They do well in medium light, watered infrequently. This is a great air purifying plant for beginners.

Planter Size

Medium: 6" H x 6" WSize Guide

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Plant Care

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    • Low to Medium to Bright
    • Medium indirect light to full sun. Tolerates low light.
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    • Indirect
    • Indirect light to dappled sun preferred. However, can handle full sun quite well.
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    • About every 2 weeks
    • Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings.
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    • Any!
    • Don't sweat it. Any humidity level will do.
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Plant Origins

Southern and Central Africa

Plant Bio

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii' is a cultivar of snake plant with yellow variegated edges. Snake plants are tropical plants that are also succulents. Often positioned as low light plants, they are actually medium to bright light plants that tolerate, but not thrive in low light. Like other succulent plants, they have a modified form of photosynthesis, where in order to preserve water, the plant opens its pores exclusively at night. However, since photosynthesis only happens with daylight, the plant stores carbon dioxide acquired at night for use during the day, and releases oxygen (one of the end products of photosynthesis) at night when the pores open. This helps it to maximize efficiency in cleaning the air, as found in study conducted by NASA.

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