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Snake Plants Are Here To Sneak And Stay In Your Room!

Snake Plants Are Here To Sneak And Stay In Your Room!

Snake Plants

Snake Plants are remarkably aesthetic flowering plants, found in houses often. These green-babies are good decor-plants and are great for beginners in gardening or plant-keepers.

1. Snake Plant is known as Dracaena trifasciata in scientific terms. It bears flowers and belongs to the Asparagaceae family.

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2. These plants are native to the West African Tropical Regions, like Nigeria and East-Congo.

3. Snake Plant is also known as Saint George’s sword, mother-in-law’s tongue, vrouwentong (Netherlands and Belgium), cow’s tongue (China) and viper’s bowstring hemp.

Saint George's sword

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4. It is an evergreen plant, which survives for years. The dark-green leaves stand vertically above the ground, spreading in bands.

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5. The size of leaves range between 70cm to 90cm long and are 5cm to 6cm wide. It can be grown in both pots and also, garden-beds.

Dracaena trifasciata

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6. One of the specifications of the Snake Plants are that it can easily stand through the excessively dry-soil (drought). It happens due to a process known as Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM photosynthesis). It helps in the prevention of water inside the leaves to be evaporated.

Crassulacean Acid Metabolism

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7. In some places around the Northern States of Australia, Snake Plant is recognised as a weed.

mother-in-law's tongue

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8. Snake Plants procure the plant fibre named bowstring hemp which was used for making the bowstrings at some point. In the current world, the plant in warm-outdoors is grown as the ornamental herb. Inside the houses, it is used as the decorative houseplant.

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9. As a houseplant, Snake Plant is bearable to low light and infrequent watering. In fact, you can water it just once in winter. Overwatering, on the other hand, can rotten it.

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10. According to a study, Snake Plants can cleanse the indoor air, removing almost all kinds of poisonous gases from the air. Nonetheless, as the speed of this process is slow, the result isn’t relevant for practical use.

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If you are planning to keep a Snake Plant indoors, then be sure of keeping it away from your dog or cat as if consumed it can upset their gastrointestinal. It is because these plants are mildly poisonous.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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