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African Spear

African Spear

Regular price $57.80 USD
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Plant Type: Succulents
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: 2 feet
Flower Color: greenish-white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The African Spear, scientifically known as Sansevieria cylindrica, is a distinctive and popular succulent known for its long, cylindrical leaves and hardy nature. Native to Angola in southern Africa, this plant is part of the Sansevieria family, commonly known as snake plants or mother-in-law's tongue.

Sansevieria cylindrica typically grows to about 2 to 3 feet in height, with a spread of around 2 feet. The leaves are unique, being round and spear-like, hence the name African Spear. They are dark green, often with lighter green striping, and can grow quite long, creating an eye-catching vertical element in any setting.

This plant is well-suited to indoor environments due to its low light and water requirements. It thrives in bright, indirect light but can also tolerate lower light conditions, making it a versatile choice for various indoor locations. While it can handle some direct sunlight, too much can cause the leaves to scorch.

The African Spear is known for its air-purifying qualities, making it a healthy addition to the home or office. It's capable of removing toxins from the air, contributing to a cleaner indoor environment.

Sansevieria cylindrica blooms with greenish-white flowers, but flowering is rare, especially when grown indoors. This plant's main appeal lies in its sculptural foliage.

Easy to care for, the African Spear requires minimal watering, making it a great choice for those with busy lifestyles or who are new to plant care. It's important to let the soil dry out between waterings, as overwatering can lead to root rot.

Overall, the African Spear is a striking, low-maintenance plant that adds a modern and architectural touch to any space. Its unique shape and air-purifying properties make it a popular choice for both home and office environments.

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