Deets: The starfish sansevieria gets its name from its eye-catching fan shaped light green foliage. The shape of this indoor plant has thick, striped leaves extending in a fan from its base. The starfish variety does not grow as tall as a standard snake plant. You can also identify the starfish by its distinct hand-shaped spread.
Name(s): Starfish Sansevieria; Boncel Snake Plant; Spear Orchid; Skyline Orchid; African Spear Plant
- Boncel snake plant
- Spear Orchid
- Skyline spear
- African spear plant
Light: Snake plants need a moderate amount of bright light for proper growth.
While it can tolerate partial shade, very low light affects the color of the leaves.
For best results, grow in a location where it receives filtered, bright, indirect light.
Leaving the plant exposed to intense sunlight or full sun may sometimes cause the turn yellow at the edges. The plant can easily be grown as an indoor plant in front of a north-facing window or any window where it receives bright light.
Water: Monthly. Yep, that's true! A watering once a month is just enough, and less in the winter.
Grower: Beginners, all types.
Pet Friendly: No
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- A multitasker, the snake plant purifies indoor air by removing toxins such as formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.
- The Snake Plant can bring very helpful feng shui energy when needed in specific areas of a home or office; this plant has strong protective energies. Spiky plants like snake plants are excellent for shielding you against negative Chi, but their aggressive energy means you need to place them where they’re not in highly-trafficked areas of your home. The snake plant is a perfect expression of upward, growing ch’i. The strong wood energy cuts through negative or stagnant energy. The best position to place the plants in your office or home is a place that is enriched by the plant's Wood element. Southeastern, Southern, and Eastern corners are the best feng shui spots to place your plants.