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Sansevieria fischeri

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Sansevieria (san-se-VEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fischeri (FISH-er-ee) (Info)

Synonym:Boophone fischeri
Synonym:Sansevieria singularis

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Mottled
Succulent
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Cactusdude On May 3, 2007, Cactusdude from Miami, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Plant has three distinct forms depending on age/ cultivation conditions. Most images only show juveniles. When adult, grows as a single leaf that is unmarked and cylindrical.

Regional...

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Glenvar Heights, Florida
Kendall, Florida
Cleveland, Ohio



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