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I bought my plant at a garden center on clearance last August. I put it in the garage and left it for a very long time: October. I put it in the garage thinking I would "sneak" it in the house later as I didn't think my hubby would be too excited to see yet another plant!:) Then, I forgot about it. By the time I brought it in the house, it had pretty much gone dormant and the leaves died off. Also, it had become quite chilly in the garage. I put it in a bedroom that is never used on the floor by a north window (shades closed). This spring, the leaves started coming up again! I did not know what this plant was and learned that the plant often goes dormant in the winter and to leave it alone and come spring it would sprout leaves.
I can't figure out which plant I have the saderieana or the amozonica. I can't tell any difference. What is the difference between these two plants? I also realized there is not a sanderiana listed in the Dave's Garden plant files-much to my surprise.
The true A. sanderiana is not often seen on sale, but the A. x amazonica is quite common and easily found. Therefore, my best guess (without a picture) is that the plant you have is A. x amazonica. However, if you can post a picture of your plant, I can be more definitive.
Generally, the A. sanderiana has narrower leaves and somewhat deeper lobing in the leaf.