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How can I make my snake grow faster?
Why do snake plants grow so slow?
Too much direct sun can burn the leaves yet too much shade can cause your snake plant to grow slowly. Shorter Day Lengths: Snake plants are often in a dormant state in Winter and day lengths are a lot shorter with less light so the snake plant is not likely to be growing.
How quick does a snake plant grow?
The snake plant, also sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's tongue, grows about 4-12 inches per year. However, the growth rate can vary significantly between different sub-species.
How can I make my mother in law’s tongue grow faster?
While mother-in-law's tongue is one of the best low-light houseplants in the world, you can make the plant grow faster by keeping it in a bright spot that remains warm. A location with bright indirect sunlight is an ideal spot. Also, a couple of hours with a direct morning sun will boost its growth.
Can a snake plant live in a room with no windows?
Plants for Windowless Rooms
Among these include: Snake plant, or mother-in-law's tongue, with sword-like, stiff leaves bearing attractive green and often gold markings. Cast iron plant is a quirky plant that can get up to 24 inches (61 cm.)
How frequently should you water a snake plant?
Even if your plant is placed in ample bright indirect light, you won't need to water it more than once every 10 days (at most) during the growing season. During the winter months or if the plant is in low light, it can need watering as infrequently as once a month.
What is the best soil mix for snake plants?
Snake Plant Soil Recipes
An easy mix requires: 2 parts of coarse sand or perlite. 1 part peat moss or coconut coir. 1 part garden soil or potting mix.