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Bird's Nest Sansevieria

Bird's Nest Sansevieria

Regular price $29.70 USD
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Plant Type: Succulents
Plant Height: 6-8 inches
Spread: 6-12 inches
Flower Color: white or cream
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Bird's Nest Sansevieria, scientifically known as Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii', is a compact and attractive succulent, well-loved for its low maintenance and air-purifying qualities. This variety of Sansevieria, commonly known as the snake plant, is native to West Africa and is particularly noted for its rosette-forming growth habit, resembling a bird's nest.

Typically, the Bird's Nest Sansevieria grows to about 6 to 8 inches in height and spreads approximately 6 to 12 inches. The leaves are short, broad, and form a tight rosette. They are dark green with light green horizontal stripes, and like other Sansevierias, the leaves are thick and fleshy, capable of storing water.

This plant thrives in a range of light conditions, from low to bright indirect light, making it an excellent choice for indoor environments where lighting conditions are less than ideal. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, so it's best to avoid prolonged exposure to harsh rays.

Bird's Nest Sansevieria is known for its ability to purify the air by removing toxins and producing oxygen, even during the night. It's a popular choice for bedrooms and living spaces.

Flowering is rare in indoor conditions, but when it does flower, the Bird's Nest Sansevieria produces white or cream-colored blooms. However, it's primarily grown for its attractive, lush foliage rather than for its flowers.

The plant requires minimal care, making it ideal for busy individuals or those new to gardening. It needs infrequent watering – only when the soil is completely dry – as overwatering can lead to root rot.

Overall, the Bird's Nest Sansevieria is a durable, versatile, and visually appealing plant, perfect for adding a touch of greenery to homes and offices. Its compact size also makes it suitable for small spaces, tabletops, or as part of a larger indoor garden arrangement.

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