How to Care for a Snake Plant -- We often say that sansevieria or snake plant is an easy plant to care for. Some say this plant need a little to no maintenance. Even so, sansevieria still require ideal conditions for them to thrive and be strong. Under the best conditions, snake plants can also be a 'star plant' in your house.

Here, we would like to show you steps to how to care a snake plant. Hopefully, these ideas will help you to bring out the best of your snake plants. 

General snake plant care

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Let's start with the most common treatments! First, watering the snake plants. This plant is known as sansevieria is very problematic with overwatering. Don't water it too often! Allow the soil dry completely during watering. In winter, this plant requires less watering. 

Second, the right position in your house. Place these plants in a warm spot with temperatures above 50 F. They love bright, indirect light. Avoid moving the plant from the shade to an area with direct sunlight too soon, as this wall startle the plant.

How to care Sansevieria trifasciata moonshine


Some snake plant types have almost the same care. However, it's okay for us to find out the best treatment according to the type, based on the experience of gardener who takes care of it. 

Sansevieria trifasciata moonshine has beautiful green with grayish leaves. This plant need low watering, you can water it every 3-6 week. Use sandy soil or plant material with good drainage. The plants prefer bright, indirect light.

How to care sansevieria trifasciata


Try to wipe dusty sansevieria leaves. Clean with a damp cloth as needed. Water this plant when the soil is completely dry. Water until the liquid-water runs through the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot. The plant can also be placed in a shady corner.

How to care Shark Fin Sansevieria


This plant tends to like spots with bright, sunny conditions. The temperature indoor stays right, just keep them away from freezing weather, for example where the window is windy. You also don't have to feed them too often. 

How to care Sansevieria Boncel


Sansevieria boncel succulent plants can live in any conditions. They like indirect light in sunny windows, but it can adapt-well to direct sunlight. They also grow well in dim conditions, though. Avoid pruning it, as trimming the leaves will not stimulate growth. 

How to care Sansevieria Hybrid


Sansevieria hybrid is maybe one of the rarest types of sansevieria/snake plants. It's due to this plant exist as a result of crossbreeding of plants.

This plant may be need special treatment. For better growth, you can give them worm compost or slow release fertilizer. So, the plant does not wither due to absorbing too many nutrients at one time. Make sure you leave 1-2 months apart before repeating this step. 

Hopefully, those How to Care for a Snake Plant are useful for those of you who're looking for ideas and inspiration about snake plant care. We wish you will be easier in making your dream house come true. Don't forget to share it with your relatives and family.

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