Sansevieria (Teschin language) / sansevieria
It belongs to the lily family. Homeland - the tropical belt of Asia and Africa.
General description : Sansevieria is a very unpretentious plant.
Usually in room conditions the following types are bred:
Sansevieria trifasciata (Sansevieria three-strip) - a tall (more than 1 m) plant with long, erect, xiphoid variegated leaves.
The form Sansevieria trifasciata laurentii has a yellow border around the edge of the sheet.
Sansevieria hahnii (Khan's Sansevieria) is more compact (25-30 cm). Its leaves are wider, but shorter, with points at the tips. Sansevieria Golden hahnii has a wide yellow border.
Recommendations for the care of the plant Sansevieria:
Illumination: Preferred bright diffused light, but can grow in partial shade.
Irrigation mode : Moderate, to measure the drying out of the soil. Winter outlandish. Do not allow water to enter the center of the rosette of leaves.
Humidity : Does not need spraying. Periodically wipe the leaves from a speck of dust.
Temperature range : Moderate, in winter, cool 14-16 ° С, minimum 10 ° С.
Soil : Drainage is required. You can add charcoal and brick chips.
Recommended soil mash: 2 elements of sod, 1 share of leafy land and 1 share of sand.
In the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time per moon liquid complex fertilizer for indoor plants.
Cultivation : Side, little dried shoots, crushing during transplantation, green forms similar to leaf cuttings.
Transplant : Transplanted in the spring, at what time the pot is made tight (the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes).
Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stalks are woven over with spiderwebs), scutes (brown leaves on leaves and stalks, leaving sticky secretions), thrips (grayish dots appear on leaves).
The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).
Sansevieria (Teschin language) - sansevieria