Sansevieria Metallica 'Siam Silver'

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Sansevieria ‘Tom Grumbley’ 

Description : Sansevieria Siam Silver,also known as 'Tom Grumbley' is a perennial stemless succulent plant It has linear, pointed leaves occur in rosettes. Leaves are stiff, leathery and held erect 3 - 6 cm wide. They have a vertical striping pattern of grey and greyish green bands of varying width. Horizontal bands of light greyish green cross through the greyish green vertical bands. 
Fragrant flowers are arranged on tall spike inflorescences (0.5 - 0.7 m). On rare occasions, this cultivar blooms in hot weather. 

Origin: Southern Africa

Family: Asparagaceae

Height: 60-90 cm tall

Light: Sansevieria thrives in just about any light. Bright light to full sun, will also tolerate low light. It an excellent choice for low light conditions

Water: Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings during the growing season. In winter, water just enough to prevent the soil from drying out. Overwatering will cause root rot. Take care not to water the center of the rosette of leaves because they'll rot easily if kept wet.

Humidity: Mist the leaves several times a week with a spray bottle. Mist your plant more frequently in the summer growing season- the more water you can supply the blooms, the healthier it will be.

Temperature: Average room temperatures 60-75°F/16-24°C. It will tolerate fluctuating temperatures, but not extreme cold.

Soil: A loose, well-drained potting mix. It can easily grow in soilless medium also.

Fertilizer: Feed a mild cactus fertilizer during the growing season; do not fertilizer in the winter.

Eliminates:  Sansevieria species are believed to act as good air purifiers by removing toxins (such as formaldehyde, xylene and toluene) from the air. The plant convert CO2 to oxygen at night also.

 

 

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