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On Feb 18, 2008, JerusalemCherry from Dunellen, NJ (Zone 6b) wrote:
Sansevieria trifasciata is called Golden Hahnii or Golden Birdnest Sansevieria. This plant has attractive yellow/golden leaves with a combination of marginal and internal green stripes of variable width/length which are parallel with the veins of the leaf. Discovered by a grower named Sylvan Hahn, Golden Hahnii was issued a plant patent (Plant Patent Number 1224) back in 1953.
Treat this Snake Plant (Hahnni type) as you would the standard type, just make sure this plant gets more light than the green types and take care not to over water.
On Dec 11, 2005, CastIronPlant22 from Lompoc, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:
Have this one as a house plant in a west window. It is growing pretty fast. I have it in a 4-inch pot, I keep the crown of the plant dry, otherwise it will rot out. Doesn't take a lot of water. Very, very easy. It also has a little bit of silver in the leaves. Its really awesome!
On Nov 17, 2004, NativePlantFan9 from Boca Raton, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:
This plant is invasive in south and central Florida from zone 9a southward! It grows rapidly outside in full sun, reproduces rapidly and spreads everywhere - can even grow through some small spaces! This is a miniature form of the common Mother-in-Law's Tongue, 'Laurentii' - and it is just as or even more invasive than the former! This plant is hardy in the U.S. from zone 9a southward outside. Best to KEEP IN ITS POT SO IT DOSN'T SPREAD!
MORE FACTS - Easy to grow; grows quickly and spreads. A groundcover, unlike the tall common Mother-in-Law's Tongue or Snake Plant, it's parent, which can grow up to 3-4 feet tall. Loves full sun but grows well in shade as well. This is a good houseplant like most or all Sansevierias. Dislikes and dies from overwatering. Please don't plant outside in Florida! INVASIVE!
On Feb 16, 2004, kniphofia from Ashington United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:
A real beauty, but trickier than most sans in my experience. Care must be taken with watering in winter.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Grenoble, Lompoc, California Meriden, Connecticut Big Pine Key, Florida Black Diamond, Florida Boca Raton, Florida Tamarac, Florida Richmond, Maine Claremont, New Hampshire Dunellen, New Jersey , New York Richmond, Texas San Antonio, Texas Spring Branch, Texas