7 Cool Facts About Snake Plants that will Amaze You

Helloshabby.com -- Can we say that the snake plant or sansevieria is the plant of a million people? This houseplant is very well-known for its ease of care. Having stiff and pointed leaves makes it a unique visual for your home decor. 

Apart from that, there are some facts about snake plants that will blow your mind and feel lucky to have them in your home. What are those? Find out the answer in 7 Cool Facts About Snake Plants that will Amaze You

Snake plant can grow to nearly 8 feet tall


Maybe you often find sansevieria small or as a succulent. However, it turns out that sansevieria or snake plants can grow tall. According to Jims Mowing, this eye-catching plant can grow up to 8 feet tall in the right conditions. Make sure the plants get enough sunlight and proper watering. Water when the soil is completely dry, so don't water too often. 

Snake plants as a living fence


The steps for propagating snake plants or sansevieria can be so easy and simple. Moreover, this plant can grow tall. They also love the sun. Make it so perfect to be a part of your fence. This plant will be a living fence that shade your house too. 

Snake plants produce flowers


Has your snake plant ever flowered? This was a very rare experience for a snake plant. Snake plants produce white flowers with various scents, some are vanilla, earthy or citrus scents. Snake plant blooms due to mildly and continually stressed. It happen when the plant plant is experiencing root-bound. The flowers don't hurt the plant, so just enjoy this lovely rarity.

This plant has many names


There are about 70 species of snake plants around. They went by different names. You can call it by its botanical name, like sanseveria or dracaena trifasciata. Others call it the Mother-in-law's tongue plant, Snake Palm, Bowstring Hemp, Devil's Tongue, and Lucky and Life Plant. 

Super low-maintenance but not pet friendly


Snake plants are drought tolerant. They don't like too wet soil and can survive even if you forget to water. Make sure you water it once every 2-3 weeks. Also put it in an area with bright, indirect light, if you want to put it in the house. 

Unfortunately, this plant is not entirely good for your pet. Keep this plant away from cats and dogs in your home. If the leaves are ingested, this plant can cause poisoning in animals. 

Snake Plant Improve Air Quality


This is one of the air purifying plants from NASA research. Snake plant can remove toxins, such as xylene and formaldehyde, from the air we breathe. This plant also releases oxygen at night rather than during the day. Making it very suitable for plants in the bedroom, and make you get a better sleep. 

It's a great gift plant


Giving plants is a unique and useful gift idea. The snake plant is the perfect fit for that, even for those who have never cared for plants or have no green thumb talent. You can also braid a snake plant cylindrical to make it look unique and beautiful. 

Do you know any other interesting facts about this plant? Share in the comments column if you know! 

Hopefully, those 7 Cool Facts About Snake Plants that will Amaze You are useful for those of you who're looking for ideas and inspiration about snake plant or sansevieria.  Don't forget to share this article with your relatives and family!

Author      : Yeni
Editor       : Munawaroh
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