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Sansevieria ‘Cylindrica’

Commonly known as African Spear, Cylindrical Snake Plant, Spear Sansevieria, or Saint Bárbara Sword in Brazil, is an evergreen perennial native to Angola.

Available in 4″ 6″ and 10″ pots

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Description

Snake Plants→Snake Plant (Sansevieria cylindrica)

Common names:
African Spear
Snake Plant
Spear Orchid
Skyline Spear

 

Botanical names:
Sansevieria cylindrica Accepted
Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula Synonym

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Flowering is erratic. Unlike plants such as agave which die after flowering, Sansevieria will simply cease to produce new leaves. The flowered plant will continue to grow by producing plantlets via its rhizomes or stolons.
Flower Color: White
Other: White, tinged with pink
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted