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Dead flies around my Sansevieria

I have what I think is a Sansevieria trifasciata for about 3 months. It has been always in my room and this week I moved to a different apartment. Since I moved in to this new room, I've been finding ...
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How is variegation returned to a Sansevieria 'Laurentii'?

I've read in several places that propagation from clippings, will result in the 'Laurentii' variety reverting to solid green leaves and shoots. Most articles say that propagation by division, is the ...
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What type of Sansevieria is this?

Does anyone know what type of Sansevieria is this? The foliage looks like Sansevieria Cylindrica, but I have only seen starfish shape or straight-up shape before. The layering of foliage looks a bit ...
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What should be the growing medium for Sansevieria plant [duplicate]

I have few sansevieria plants that need to be placed in the rooms. I want to know what kind of soil/growing medium is best for this plant. Some says, growing medium should be like cactus or succulents....
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Never managed to keep a plant alive for more than a month and then I moved

So when I moved I got a lot of plants as housewarming gifts. So far so good, it has been 6 months and most of them are alive (except for the orchids). But now they are turning yellow and I don't think ...
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Is there any way to recover drooped/folded leaves?

My snake plant is drooping because of the lack of sunlight. I'm going to revive it by moving the pot, but do I have to cut very folded/drooped leaves? They are bent from the middle of the leaf. Any ...
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Chuck the plant - am I ill?

My name's Chuck, and I'm a plant. Bamboo tells me I'm a Sansevieria trifasciata laurentii, also known as "Mother in Law's Tongue" or "Snake Plant" (see other question here). I live indoor with my ...
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Is it helpful to add coffee grounds to a droopy mother-in-law's tongue?

I have a mother-in-law's tongue, Sansevieria trifasciata, that's getting a bit yellow and slightly droopy. A friend recommended that I add some coffee grounds to the soil, which I've been doing, but I'...
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Do snake plants (sansevieria) stop growing if their tips get damaged or broken?

I heard on a video on Youtube that a snake plant (sansevieria) will stop growing if it loses its leaf tips or if the tips gets brown or broken. Is this true? Many of the tips of my Snake plant are ...
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What to do with the damaged leaves of the Snake Plant(sansevieria)?

I planted my Snake plant today and chose the best from the bunch. However, some of the tips has either dried off or damaged by some other means. I am posting some pics for better understanding: Cut ...
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What's the best type of potting soil/mix for a Sansevieria (Snake Plant)?

I have a Sansevevieria (Snake Plant) and I'm looking for the best type of potting soil/mix for it. I checked some sites on google and couldn't understand a thing. Almost everyone has a different ...
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What's the best way to handle dirt in my Sansevieria (snake plant)?

My Father rescued some Snake plants yesterday and I potted them in bad soil till I get a better one. Now after inspecting it, I found dirt settled in the plant. Here is an image to show what I mean: ...
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What is wrong with my Mother-in-Law's Tongue/ Snake Plant?

It's been more than one month since I planted this Mother-in-Law's Tongue/Snake Plant. It was fine in the first few weeks. I had put it near my Wi-fi where less light reached it. It was doing fine ...