I am guessing that is how the commercial producers can mass produce notoriously difficult Sans like 'Golden Hahni' in almost pure peat. If I kept them inside, they would be more perfect but little flaws don't brother me as well. I find when there is good light temps are high you almost can't overwater them (quite the opposite in the dark, cool winter).... they seem to thrive on the extra water as long as there is high temps and light. Like you said, if watered from above then the soil is saturated and it has way too much water it needs so no need to "Seek out Water". I foolishly left the door open some nights later and the rat had been waiting and Waltz its lucky butt back inside to live.... Cats very clearly notified me it was under refrigerator so i used 4 sticky Mouse traps, upon returning home it was flopping about Lucky as can be as my cats came i very soon and would have annihilated it. Tried to save the remaining. One had a developed a small bend/curl in the leaf. This also helps allow better oxygen flow to the roots. Jade dwarf looks much better since I put it outside (dappled shade). Aloes and Jades and Haworthia I use more grit and perlite. To expand on what Socks is saying, Sansevieria are almost like succulents actually, they store a good deal of water in their thick leaves. It was a large plant with tall leaves like yours. Feel for yourself, unify thoughts and emotion and be free to make your own choices through love. Overall, better to leave them out for the summer. Asolutley every thing in this life carries meaning down to the finest details only until we realise and respect that truth constantly from every angle do we wash our minds of the associate hate and fear that other corrupts minds instill through the life we grow through. Yes, thanks, I did know that as suspected. Just thinking our loud. I just repotted and divided 4th pot that was breaking - here is the thread: REPOTTING SANS. Now some will say "But I do water it regularly". Yellow Stone is a sport of Sayuri. (my 'Siam Silver' got rust, so I am sensitive to the issue). I also killed Gold. If the plant doesn't get water, the leaves will wilt and flop over. How much light is it getting? And you can make it that way by amending it with combinations of chunky stuff like perlite, horticultural charcoal, pumice, or small bark chips. Every year I remove all the pups off my S. futura Asahi due to so many people wanting one. I was hoping to hear from some of our Senior Sans growers here who know me like Woodnative (thanks Chris) & Stush. I live in the south. I was trying to like it, really I was. The fireplace surround and hearth will be slate with a different firebox. If you got it from someone else, other parts of the plant may have been damaged-causing it stress. Perhaps this is due to different leaf structure. But I've always avoided the yellow stripe as I don't like them. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Sansevieria Species, Snake Plant (Sansevieria aubrytiana) supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Loss of turgor, leaves hanging down etc. hyacinthoides (guineensis) Siam Silver which I gave you. I used to use a more gritty mix and had some success and more loses. And I'm still there, even though now the cradle is for grandchildren. That too isn't especially helpful; given all the yrs. Robusta Snake Ornamental Plant (Sansevieria Robusta) The Sansevieria Robusta Snake Plant is a rather new addition to the Sansevieria’s genus and native to India. Do try watering it not from above, but from below. The brass chandelier is going in my bedroom; living room chandeliers will be black iron as I believe LB Interiors and several other people also suggested early on. Last two are Sansevieria aubrytiana (Jaboa) 'Lauren' and Sansevieria aubrytiana (Sayuri) 'Yellow Stone'. Sometimes when sold as "Danish Crown" they are just leaf cuttings. Saved one grouping-but one was the original with a weird bend and curl to its shape. Thx again for wanting to help; I looked again & while interesting, I don't see anything I can distill from that. Tapla, No disrespect. They are also known as the ‘Mother-in-law’s tongue,’ due to the upright leaves, growing in the shape of a tongue with a thick texture. The mix is what it came in from fellow grower, not a store. There is your answer. Later learned that the leaves could experience damage or trauma that could result in a bend. Still, rotted roots doesn't pick up water. Otherwise, if they are just too big for the average-sized pots- like Aloe rauhii which had well over 20 pups. In this pic, it's the same one on the far right before that leaf went floppy & then I cut it off. Much harder to grow than Sans. Hope this helps! I think that you have nothing to wait for - dig it out, check the roots and move to a different substrate, whatever works best for you. It's hot here now, I want to water it every week, but am afraid to overwater it. Can't find a balance, wondering if I should just unpot it to check its roots. 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I have problems with underwatering too (incredible as it may sound in case of succulent plants) and have lately almost destroyed my 'Jade' in this way. Do you have one and do the leaves bend? But when we moved I ended up on the right because that's where we could fit our cradle. Ellen. 8. But if you're suggesting it's just its juvenile stage, then I'll try to just water a bit more often & be patient. ETA: Al (Tapla) has since pulled his several comments from here after I pointed out they were not all helpful. Is this chandelier too high and what fixture over table? Problems with excess soil minerals and salts still need to dump excess water from tray after (I don't know but say 10 minuets). Whichever medium you use-make sure the roots get oxygen to fully develop (no soggy soil/medium—WHICHEVER way you water it). It is good practice - roots start out in search of the water and well, extra effort seems to do them good. Thought they needed more water—-wrong! The television is going inside a handsome armoire quatre portes. I love Aĺl animals will always put my life at risk to help another good person no matter what species as Humans would never have been able to sustain their evolutionary path in life without that deep unconditional empathed universal kindness engrained into human soul. Disappointing. The scar marks on the leaves really don’t look like it’s young. When I saw one of the leaves flop over again, I pulled the plant out of the mix & saw the base was rotted. edit: Oh and if you change the soil, don't water it right away, I'd give it about two weeks. trifasciata is maybe the easiest one to grow for me. But i kept Knala inside who was going to catch and eviscerate in in the Garden tho i did not want her brining it in again as she does not kill most of her prey and leaves most unharmed(Lizards) as she lives with a Bearded Dragon. No an issue with me. I'll see what happens & post updates if I've got anything to show. (Manly P.hall,Alan Watts, JBPeterson) MeaningWave is recommended music for any folks out there. FYI Violet, Sans aren't 'almost like' succulents, they ARE succulents, even tho' some excel in tropics like India & Brazil, where I grew up. More often than not, I divide only if someone wants a plant. I split up Aloe and Agave so the main plant continues to improve with age and not get messy looking. This doesn’t directly answer your question-but I hope you find it helpful. It looks older. How about repot and transitions to full or almost full sun? I'm someone who has killed more Sans from underwatering rather than overwatering. I am thinking about getting the Sayuri Sans. This may seem an exaggerated level of wholesomeness but meta-Physic spiritual morals aside this conscious understanding of life is practical on a fundamental degree of practical higher functionality as the whole point of life, even through opposing force is only to create systems that perform the most work with the least amount of effort. There is a new one going around that is much hardier and looks almost the same called Sans. If you continue with that water schedule, the other leaves might just do the same thing. As you can see even blurred, my mixes are quite fast draining. The Sansevieria Trifasciata Varieties by B. Juan Chahinian: 2 brand new and one slightly used. Outside they get more abuse from hot sun and windy storms. I had a somewhat similar issue with a different variety of trifasciata. It has continued to live (going on several years later now)—just looking weird. I've never seen a curled leaf from over, so I'm thinking it's underwatered. There seems to be something the matter with leaf margins on 'Yellow Stone' - is it sunburn or rust? Only 8-10 inches tall. An unfortunate update: it bit the dust. *Jaboa is a **trade name for Sansevieria aubrytiana. The hahnii group is plants stuck in a juvenile stage which makes them weaker. For my plant-it was a SLOW recovery (almost 2 years). It was pricey so I didn’t want to pay for what I thought was a defect plant. Its not too late, they are pretty resilient so its ok to repot it with better soil. That is why the need for well-draining soil is important. The captain's chairs are being retired to the box room as extra seating. Is Radiant Heating or Cooling Right for You? KarenS got logged out of Houzz & is Locked Out. Maybe it knows I don't care for its yellow stripe, I probably shouldn't have even bought it. My large sans (I think it was a moonglow) went from 12 leaves down to 4. Sansevieria Vs Dracaena As of 2021, we've decided to continue the use of "Sansevieria" on our website. Simply because the name is still being heavily used in informal settings and therefore it's much more familiar to our visitors. When we were first married I was on the left side of the bed......not for any reason I can remember. So I watered it yesterday, was almost a week later. Trade name: Sansevieria Aubrytiana’Jade’, Sansevieria J oboa, Sansevieria J iboia, Sansevieria Jaboa and Sansevieria Joboia, Sansevieria trifasciata jiboia, Sansevieria aubrytiana "Joboia", Sansevieria "Ayo" and "Hannibal" and "Danish Crown". Yellow Stone is a sport of Sayuri. Over watered sans show the same signs as under watered sans do. Common names include mother-in-law’s tongue, devil’s tongue, jinn’s tongue, bowstring hemp, snake plant, and snake tongue. I have 3 large pots of this one, which were all pups/offsets separated from original 1 pot I got about 6yrs ago. The more light it is in, and if its overly warm in the room, the faster photosynthesis, and faster the soil dries. I try to water this plant from to time to time (maybe every 10 days or so), but it doesn't seem to make any difference, the center leaf just doesn't uncurl. So I hold my breath: the stars are literally breathtaking! Houzz Tour: San Francisco’s Haas-Lilienthal House. The curing leaf may be a sign of over watering. Anyways—it was obvious which ones had root rot. I have been having much better luck with. 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Cylindrica is growing quite well and has been divided, and so is Moonshine. Replanted several weeks ago and no sign of improvement as yet. I’ve had the plant for maybe 5-6 years at that point (had it from a baby) and was also more likely to underwater. May I pls point out that this discussion btwn Basia & Al isn't remotely helpful to my post or original question? Plants I lost got very 'flaccid' so I assumed I was underwatering. It pups about 6 every year and the main plant is starting to look bad now. However, the same procedure does not seem to work with 'Silver Blue' sansevieria (also dehydrated!). I will go back read it again later, after I copy paste it elsewhere to add some paragraph breaks. Thx for trying, but at first read, no, can't say I do. I don't "reason" - my opinion is based upon personal practice and experience, that's all. The saved ones needed to dry out a bit first....as adding even more water doesn’t help. Sometimes if the wind isn't too chill, on the deck at night to look at the winter stars and the moon. Any variegated plant is harder than an all green one. Last two are Sansevieria aubrytiana (Jaboa) 'Lauren' and Sansevieria aubrytiana (Sayuri) 'Yellow Stone'. I switched to my own well composted soil with great success. To Karen, These are the plants I was talking about for a replacement for Siam Silver. I do not have typical green trifasciata - I like them, but they grow very tall and in big colonies, and space is at premium...But I often get a plant not knowing it will grow vigorously and end up dividing it more often. A lot of my taller sans leaves droop at times. Maybe just old age or not optimal growing conditions that we can't achieve in our houses. What I need to know is why do some people find it necessary to divide up their plants. MOONSHINE. That's why I posted asking for help. I've rebuilt my collection of many different kinds, tho' few have formal IDs anymore. No, Sans. Upon researching the plant it appears that this is just what the plant does. Sansevieria 'Bantel's Sensation' Bantel's Sensation snake plant is a patented variety that shows off exceptional thin, dark green leaves elegantly variegated with cream and white stripes. My 3rd Grade teacher breed rats and gave them to her student to keep as pets, i had one for 4 years as a kid and fed my corn snake live mice for 17 years so i see them as much as pets, or pet food as i do as pests. If you are keeping it in low light, the soil is probably staying wet for too long. Basia K, Roots has the uncanny ability to seek out water by humidly or slight capillary action of water in soil mixes. LOL, it gets sooo cold I can't see the stars if I breathe because of the breath fog in the cold air. The section that lived had rhizome/roots that looked almost exactly like yours in the picture. I divided it about 3yrs ago, and every single pup grew many pups. I may unpot it to check the roots in the next couple of days. It had some wobble in its base where the 2 leaves came from, didn't bode well. SANSEVIERIA 'FROSTY SPEARS' AGA: $13.00: Silver green attractive leaves, a large fat blue form of S.suffruticosa. More water didn't help. Prices on application. Luckily it doesn't bloom which will stop it's growth cycle and cause the end of the main plant. I could easily get them confused if I didn't have name tags. To those advocating against Sticky Traps, ive just used a set of 4 sticky's to catch both a Rat and then a mouse that have been living in my kitchen avoiding my two cats who wait hunting for them all the time. The rat has ran through the house even through their long cat tunnel in living room. It was an older leaf. The big pastoral picture stays over the mantel; the large mirror from my bedroom--there's a photo of it somewhere in this thread--goes on the wall behind the dinner table. Looks just like yours. My personal favorites are the old standbys Sansevieria trifasciata and “ laurentii “, cylindrica (this is the 1 they braid), “moonshine“, “ futura superba ” and “gold hahnii “. Plants I have are in quite gritty mix, and all are watered from above. There is a photo of the mix I use. Some plants I add some or a lot of perlite. How Are You Passing the Time at Home Right Now? It grows 36 inches tall and is as easy to grow as other snake plant varieties. (Maybe it's 'cause I was a word processor for many yrs., but blocks of text that long w/out any paragraph breaks are just too hard to read.). Thanks. Don't feel too bad on this Karen. Here's the mix it was in, had a lot of fine stuff which I sifted out. I suspect it was already damaged when it came to me. Same with Sans. This plant and the flower stalk has nice variegation, if seed were produced the seeds probably would produce a percentage of variegated seedlings. The leaf has a pink blush spreading from the base upwards. The mouse who i only just caught today using the same 4 recycled mouse sticky traps was entirely unharmed(no injured toe) as i audibly witnessed the moment it got stuck and promptly calmed it down then helped into enclosure with food n water. The plant is nice. Ever seen a willow tree roots going into a water pipe? Water from below then it does able to seek it out by the increase of humidly in the tiny air pockets in the soil. Sans are best in groups as stated. Thanks abt this one, I turned it out today, found very few roots, have a look. So I potted it slightly larger to better fit that root, will wait a couple of days & then water it, maybe deeply. 30605: SANSEVIERIA T~'GREEN FOUNTIAN' AGA: $13.00: Thin light green almost grass like leaves making a very attractive hanging basket in time. you've seen me around here, don't you think I deserve a bit more or better than that? I divide Sans in case they are breaking pots (like the Moonshine I linked to). Every plant I have that pup out and I leave them together does very well for me. Till they correct the problem. Sigh ... OK, thanks. Sansevieria. "There's a war going on and the prize is the soul"~Prince "most people are good(they have to be)...i know it sounds corny, but love is the answer"-Elon Musk. 0: Sa 177: Sansevieria 'African Dawn' Related to S. aubrytiana but with leaves so densely mottled to appear whitish-green with thin green lines. And I water it from below :) Seems to work, turgor is back and plant looks fine again. I also have Jade dwarf. Thanks for such a lovely reminder on Mother's Day. 30607: SANSEVIERIA 'JABOA' AGA: $10.00 Thanks for trying, but I'm not new to Sans., have grown them for over 20 yrs. In NC, USA. I kept the funky bent leaf with the other 3 until the plant was healthy enough to start growing its own pups and a healthier root system, then I also cut it off and tried to propagate with it-but it was too old. That's what I've been doing which hasn't been working. I'd cut back to watering only every 2-3 weeks depending on its environment. Size Snake Plants grown as houseplants average in height from 8″ to 7′. Maybe I shouldn't comment since I have only more common sans like Moonshine and cylindrica. Are you both agreeing that I should bottom water it? It is probably very warm and bright where they are being grown for wholesale. & even I've given talks on them. So I divided them again and ended up with more than 100! Well, no harm in thinking out loud, right? Here's an update: Camilla Franklin of Blissett Textile is working on the D. O. G. Farm Toile design. Took me a minute when you spoke of losing your 'Jade', to realize that you meant a Hahnii Jade, been there, done that :>(. If you water from above, then it is like a gift from heaven and roots just get lazy :). I've cut up the good part of the leaves & will try to propagate. 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