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PlantFiles: Sansevieria
Sansevieria pinguicula

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Sansevieria (san-se-VEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pinguicula (ping-WIK-yoo-la) (Info)

13 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Apr 14, 2005, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Very attractive sought after species from Kenya with short, mottled blue-green-grey leaves that are short, stiff and end in pronounced terminal spine. Very slow growing plant.. but once gets some size, makes nice arial roots - makes an excellent potted specimen.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Miami, Florida
San Angelo, Texas



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