Snake plant is one of many houseplants that improve air quality and have been scientifically proven to reduce stress and increase productivity. The snake plant commonly referred to as mother-in-law’s tongue, is a resilient succulent that can grow anywhere between 6 inches to several feet. Snake plant is perfect indoors and outdoors and it’s low maintenance.
HOW TO PLANT SNAKE PLANTS ???
- Choose a pot with a drainage hole in the bottom. Terra cotta pots work well for snake plants, since they allow the soil to dry out more easily than plastic pots.
- Choose a good quality potting mix that is well draining. Sand, perlite and vermiculite are typical ingredients added to packaged potting mix to improve drainage.
Care and Maintenance for Snake Plant
Watering Snake Plants
- Water when the soil dries out. The best way to tell when your plant needs watering is to touch the soil every week. When the first inch of the soil feels dry, it’s time to water.
- Too much water and freezing temperatures are two of the few things that can really affect this plant. Soggy soil will cause root rot.
- Water from the bottom of the pot, if possible. This encourage the roots to grow downward and deep, helping to stabilize the thick, tall leaves.
- During the winter, while the plant isn’t actively growing, water less often than you would in spring and summer.
- Snake plant care doesn’t require a lot of fertilizer. You can feed the plant once or twice a year with a houseplant fertilizer following directions on the package.
Choosing a location in the home
- Snake plants prefer bright, indirect light and can even tolerate some direct sunlight. However, they also grow well in shady corners and other low-light areas of the home.
- Keep the plant in a warm spot with temperatures above 50°F (10°C). In the winter, be sure to protect it from drafty windows.
Advantages of Snake Plant
- Best natural air purifier
- Drought Resistance plant
- Abundant oxygen Supplier
- Anti-cancer plant
- Remove Toxic Pollutants