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Cylindrical Snake Plant in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Sansevieria cylindrica

 

Cylindrical Snake Plant

Sansevieria are flowering plants native to Africa, Madagascar and southern Asia, and grown as houseplants in cooler climes. They do well with warmth and bright light, but will also tolerate shade. It is important that they are grown in well-draining compost and not over-watered , or they may rot. Sansevieria cylindrica has striped, smooth, round, grey-green leaves that grow to around 1m tall, and has greenish-white tubular flowers that are tinged with pink.

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plant Features
  • Cylindrical Snake Plant likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Cylindrical Snake Plant likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Cylindrical Snake Plant is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Cylindrical Snake Plant likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Cylindrical Snake Plant

Latin name

Sansevieria cylindrica

type

Succulent

family

Asparagaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Cylindrical Snake Plant likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Cylindrical Snake Plant is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Cylindrical Snake Plant likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Cylindrical Snake Plant likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Cylindrical Snake Plant is 0.50meters x 1.00meters 0.50 M 1.00 M

Sansevieria cylindrica

Sansevieria are flowering plants native to Africa, Madagascar and southern Asia, and grown as houseplants in cooler climes. They do well with warmth and bright light, but will also tolerate shade. It is important that they are grown in well-draining compost and not over-watered , or they may rot. Sansevieria cylindrica has striped, smooth, round, grey-green leaves that grow to around 1m tall, and has greenish-white tubular flowers that are tinged with pink.


Planting in pots

From Early Spring TO Late Winter

Snake plants do well in a good potting soil as they are not very demanding. Sansevierias are very “succulent“; “heavy plants” which hold lots of water in their leaves. It is often recommended to create a “heavy soil” by amending the potting mix with some sand otherwise as they grow in height, they will become top-heavy and can fall over!

 

Propogation

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Sansevierias propagate easily by division; since most varieties sucker freely, this is usually the preferred method of propagation. Snake plants propagate from leaf cuttings, clumps or rhizome cuttings.

 
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