In this post, I am going to share tips on how I repot a snake plant and other useful growing tips. It is such an amazing experience to pop open a container this durable houseplant has been growing in. You will no doubt find a surprise each time.
Repotting the Snake Plant
This video was so much fun to make because It was super real-time. I had no idea what was going to be in the original container when I opened it. Be sure to comment on the video to let me know what you think of the container I end up using to display the plant in my home.
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Items in the video include
- the portable potting table I found on Amazon.
- Snake Plant
- Containers I used were a recycled pot that you can find at garden centers and buy in bulk on Amazon.
- Promix Potting soil I purchase at Menards. This soil is the perfect easy to transport mix for potting because it doesn’t hold moisture like many potting soils.
I highly recommend checking out the Houseplant Handbook to grow plants indoors successfully. I wrote about this publication on my site and use the book daily.
About the Snake Plant
The houseplant identification names are bowstring hemp, devils tongue, good luck plant, mother in laws tongue, snake plant and Sansevieria trifasciata. The evergreen succulent has upright, sword-like leaves. The plant during the wintertime should be kept barely moist. In summer water thoroughly but allow to become slightly dry. Be sure to only transplant when the plant totally fills its pot with roots and steams. This may take 2-3 years indoors.
What I love about the Snake Plant
- LOW LIGHT
- LOW MAINTENANCE
I just love my snake plants indoors. I have tried a few in my dome and so far they are doing very well even in the cool winter conditions.
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What do you think of the snake plant? I love the name…
After making the video in this post I really hope it inspires you to try some new plants indoors. Leave comments on this post or reach out to me on my contact page for more details.
Happy Snake Planting,