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Sansevieria trifasciata
Birdsnest
  Liliaceae
 

Sansevieria trifasciata, Birdsnest

 

Sansevieria trifasciata, Birdsnest	Common name(s):Sansevieria trifasciata, Birdsnest
Bowstring hemp
Snake plant
Native to India, Indonesia and southern and tropical Africa, these 60 species of popular and resilient evergreen perennials are grown for their stiff, fleshy, patterned 1224 in (3060 cm) tall leaves. Stems of greenish white, slightly fragrant flowers appear in late spring in warm conditions. In Africa the fibers are used to make hemp.
Hardiness zone from 10 To 12
Cultivation: Species of Sensevieria will tolerate sun or shadSansevieria trifasciata, Birdsnest	e and most soil types; over-watering may cause rotting at the leaf bases and at the roots.
Propagate from leaf cuttings or by division in spring or summer.

 


 

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