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blocherr

I'm a grower, not a shower//Arizona Native//Zone 9b🌵☀️ IG: mycactass

Sansevieria trifasciata

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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blocherr

Thai//20 July 2916//added aquarium gravel//watered and fed with liquid plant food

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Acetaker

@blocherr it looks great. I've had the best luck by placing mulch over the soil. Of course with it being a succulent, watering isn't needed very often(til top layer is dry)so during the Spring - Summer months I place it outside in mourning sun and afternoon shade.

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Acetaker

@blocherr sorry send got touch...lol! 😂 anyway it seems that after watering or fertilizing I don't have but maybe a natural here or there but with the darn flies being the size of barrels...hehe....U r going to have them indoors or out. The soil dries out and the plant benifits from being outside. In the colder months inside I have no problems with them,due to watering is not as frequent and still looks great no matter where u put it😊

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blocherr

@Acetaker thanks for all your feedback. I'm going to buy some Napa #8822 and put that down. I like the aquarium gravel on top for ascetics so I hope with the Napa #8822, the gnats/larvae will leave forever. I live in Phoenix, Arizona and don't even have any outdoor shade where I'm at so with the 114 degrees Fahrenheit//45.6 degrees Celsius (on a cooler day) weather, all my plants stay indoors. ☀️🌵

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blocherr

#myhouseplant

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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blocherr

Photo taken 8 July 2016. Wiped leaves front and back with coconut oil on 7 July 2016.

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brightcolours

#sansevieria #succulent #variegated

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brightcolours

#yellow #pot

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kateb

I have the same plant but without the cream colored edges. Should I wipe it with coconut oil? Does that keep bugs away or strengthen the leaves?...or just cleans it up a bit?

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blocherr

@kateb now to clean/wipe the dust off, I use a lint-free paper towel and then in a 3 liter jug I use room temperature water and 1 tablespoon dawn dish soap. I use a new paper towel for each individual plant. This helps with adult gnats and keeping them clean. On the top layer of soil I also put the same solution to kill larvae. I'm new to indoor gardening and a lot of this I have learned from making mistakes.

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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blocherr

6 July 2016//Thai

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