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Sansevieria canaliculata

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Sansevieria (san-se-VEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: canaliculata (kan-uh-lik-yoo-LAY-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Sansevieria livingstoniae
Synonym:Sansevieria schimperi

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
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:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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:
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Crasulady2 On Dec 25, 2001, Crasulady2 from Valley Village, CA wrote:

This grows from stolens under the soil. All stolens of San. are ediable. The leaves are dark green round and pointed at the apex. Easy to grow if given soil and drains fast. Little care, light fertilizer when the weather is warm.
There are two forms, one extremely tall, the other very short, like people. Of course they like the same temperatures that we enjoy. 60-90 degrees F. If kept in the house you may water weekly, they will enjoy good light, but do not burn the plant in a hot western exposed window.
All true species will produce plants from the leaves set in a very shallow pot until rooted. Always underpot Sans.

Regional...

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

Los Angeles, California
Manhattan Beach, California
Central Manchester, Connecticut
Hollywood, Florida
Skowhegan, Maine
Mukilteo, Washington



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