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PlantFiles: Sansevieria
Sansevieria sulcata

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Sansevieria (san-se-VEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: sulcata (sul-KAY-tuh) (Info)
Additional cultivar information: (aka Mikado, Bacularis)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Hardiness:
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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Dark/Black
Mottled
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
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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Neutral MotherNature4 On Mar 20, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant usually has only one or two very long leaves, sometimes growing to 70 or more inches. It can become top heavy, so does not make a good potted specimen.

Regional...

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

Orlando, Florida
Caguas, Puerto Rico



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