Let fiddle leaf figs in your life be a reminder that sensitivity should be celebrated. Take our needs seriously. You don’t get the beauty and thickness and texture and strength of a ficus lyrata accepting anything…
Snake plants are some of the most grateful plants. They don’t need much water or light, they even grow pretty well under fluorescent lighting when there’s little sunlight. Watching them grow is a testament to how an attitude of gratitude fosters a happy, healthy life. They appreciate whatever their environment has to give.
The snake plant has many benefits that are widely accepted by plant experts. You can apply the sap from the plant’s leaves to wounds, burns, and inflammation.
In Nigeria, this plant is known to have protective properties due to its sword-like foliage. This plant is a reminder to practice self-preservation, that sometimes means being sharp when necessary.
For snake plants, fast draining potting soil is best because it works against overwatering. Consider mixing with a cactus or succulent blend. Feed monthly during spring and summer. Allow top few inches of soil to dry out between waterings. Droopy or mushy leaves can be a sign of overwatering. This plant tolerates low light well, but happiest in plentiful indirect sunlight.
Make it Mindful:
Spend time with this plant when you need a remind that you are safe, in every sense of the word.
The Sansevieria, commonly called snake plant or mother-in-law’s tongue, is native to tropical western Africa, Nigeria specifically. This plant contains fibers that can be used for paper and fiberglass. The name “sansevieria” originates from the hometown of Raimondo Di Sangro, San Severo, but it goes by many other names so feel free to know it by any other name.
Flowering normally happens when the plant becomes root bound.
All parts of this plant are poisonous if too much is ingested, it can toxic to humans and animals.
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