It will suffer little from under watering but will suffer greatly from overwatering. It will endure fluctuating temperatures, but not below 55 degrees Fahrenheit / 13 degrees Celsius. It originated from a cultivar called Sansevieria Hahnii. The variety “Golden hahnii” has variegated leaves with two or three broad bands of yellow and several longitudinal yellow stripes. Stock Number: 68196 Availability: Out Of Stock . It was discovered by William W. Smith, Jr. in the Crescent Nursery Company, New Orleans, Louisiana. Hahnii plants do well without fertilizer. Give a plant a 3″ to 6″ inches to spread. Pests and Diseases This plant has no insect or disease pests that are a major concern. Sansevieria, also called snake plants are a low water plant, so watering Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata HahniiCommon Names: Birds Nest Snake Plant, Dwarf Mother-in-Law Tongue, Bird’s Nest Sansevieria. One Sansevieria just isn’t enough. But, it is not the best situation for the plant. A great house plant, it is tolerant of low light levels and irregular watering. Sansevieria Hahnii is a tropical plant native to West Africa from Nigeria to the Congo 5 Wonderful Things About Planting a Hedge, What Are The Best Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds, There is the planet Earth and then you have Australia, Carrion Flower Stapelia – Giant Cactus Starfish Plant [GROWING & CARE]. $8.99 +$9.99 shipping. Planting Man helps you to build beautiful & healthy gardens. The first dwarf cultivar and direct parent of most of the other dwarf varieties, this plant was discovered in New Orleans, at Crescent Nursery Company, by W. W. Smith Jr. and patented as an “improved variety” of Sansevieria. An architectural species, it features stiff, upright leaves that range from one to eight feet tall, depending on the variety. Snake plants (or mother-in-law's tongue) are one of the most popular and hardy houseplants. Sansevieria trifasciata is recognized majorly as a plant with green-yellow leaves. The cast-iron qualities of the snake plants have merit, but not everyone likes their tall stiff appearance. high. Whoever gave them the name, I don’t know, at least it’s a catchy common name. Its foliage is arranged in an attractive rosette, the leaves are darker green with a combination of marginal and internal creamy-yellow stripes of variable width/length which are parallel with the veins of the leaf. The ‘Bird’s Nest’ grows in tight rosettes with oval green-golden leaves that have a wide central stripe that is green. Allow the topsoil to become slightly dry between each watering. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sansevieria tolerates low light, does best in bright light to full shade. Expert in Indoor plants, Outdoor plants, herbal gardens & fruit gardens. See our article about the NASA study on houseplants and indoor air quality. For more read our article –> Is The Mother In Law’s Tongue Plant Poisonous? Sansevieria does very well when kept with cacti and succulents as its needs are very similar to those plants‘ needs. It can up to 8 inches tall and its foliage is arranged in an attractive rosette, the leaves are darker green with a mix of marginal and internal creamy-yellow stripes of variable width … Sansevieria Hahnii is a popular, compact Bird’s Nest Snake Plant. You can buy them in 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14″ grow pots. What NASA actually found was that the soil in houseplant’s pots, combined with activated charcoal and good ventilation is what actually positively affects indoor air quality. S. trifasciata , the most common of the genus, is a successful indoor plant (1). Separate clusters of leaves from rootstock with a sharp blade or knife when the leaves are six inches long. Wipe the leaves with a damp paper towel. Sansevieria Silver Hahnii is a beautiful dwarf cultivar of snake plant, aka Sansevieria Trifasciata. In ideal settings, the plant spreads through rhizomes running on top of or just beneath the surface of the soil. Features: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’ is an evergreen herbaceous perennial succulent, growing to 1 foot tall with a similar spread. The dark, glossy leaves are funnel shaped and form an elegant rosette of lush succulent foliage with horizontal grey-green variegation. Interestingly, a wild African species (Sansevieria trifasciata) is known to be a favorite food of elephants. Fertilizer:Fertilize monthly during the active growth periods in the spring and summer, with a liquid or water-soluble fertilizer. Never growing over a foot tall, making it perfect for desks or small spaces. item 7 Snake Plant - Sansevieria Trifasciata Hahnii - Birds Nest- Live Plant Fit 4" Pot 6 - Snake Plant - Sansevieria Trifasciata Hahnii - Birds Nest- Live Plant Fit 4" Pot. Keep Sansevieria safely out of the reach of children and pets as all parts of the plant are toxic. 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