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Guide: Propagating Donkey Tail in Water, Soil & Division (Burro’s Tail)

Donkey’s Tail, or Burro’s Tail, Sedum morganianum, is a delightful little succulent in the Stonecrop family, Crassulaceae. It is native to Mexico and Honduras and can live happily outdoors in USDA zones 9 to 11, but it is typically grown as an easy-care, easy-to-propagate houseplant. It can reach 4′ in length, with overlapping, plump, blue-green … Read more

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11 Culprits Behind Your Snake Plants Brown Tips & Easy Solutions

The snake plant, also called mother-in-law’s tongue, is a typical house plant thanks to its low care needs and attractive appearance.  A member of the succulent family, it has sword-shaped green leaves that stick straight up, almost looking like artificial foliage. However, unlike plastic, the snake plant can filter dust and other pollutants from the … Read more

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Do Snake Plants Like to Be Root Bound? (Solved + Pro Advice)

Snake Plants (mother-in-law’s tongue) of all kinds are beautiful succulents that clean the air and tolerate various conditions. They can be several feet tall or only a few inches high with wide or narrow, flat or cylindrical leaves. They are easy to care for and make a bold statement in a home or office. In … Read more

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Braided Snake Plant: How-to Braid Like a Pro & Care Guide

The Cylindrical Snake Plant, or African Spear Plant (Dracaena angolensis, formerly Sansevieria cylindrica), is very different from the more familiar flat-leaved species of Snake Plant. Instead of being sword-shaped, this little plant’s leaves are cylindrical with pointed tips and about an inch in diameter. In their native habitat, they can grow upwards to 7 feet, … Read more

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Gold Flame Snake Plant 101: Essential Care Guide & Tips

Gold Flame Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata ‘Gold Flame’, previously Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Gold Flame’) is a graceful, variegated plant with fleshy, sword-shaped leaves that grow in a compact rosette 12″ to 24″ high and wide. New leaves emerge yellow and mature to dark green with golden yellow vertical stripes. This beautiful plant is a tabletop version … Read more

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5 Common Snake Plant Diseases & Effective Remedies

Snake plants, scientifically known as Sansevieria trifasciata syn. Dracaena trifasciata is popular among gardening enthusiasts and homeowners for its hardiness. However, even these robust plants are not immune to diseases. Early detection and intervention can be the difference between a thriving snake plant and a wilting one. Let’s delve into the world of snake plant health, exploring five common … Read more

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8 Reasons for Wrinkled Snake Plant Leaves & Simple Solutions

Your Snake Plant, or mother-in-law’s tongue (Dracaena trifasciata, formerly Sansevieria trifasciata), usually stands tall like a sentinel with smooth, firm, sword-shaped leaves. But when they become soft and wrinkled, what went wrong, and how can you fix it? There are a number of reasons why the leaves will wrinkle, and most of them are due … Read more

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Fernwood Snake Plant: Mikado & ‘Punk’ Care / Growing Guide

You’re probably familiar with the common snake plant (mother-in-law’s tongue), but have you met its exotic cousin, the Fernwood Snake Plant? This striking succulent from South Africa is a star in houseplants. Its unique snakeskin patterned leaves and hardy nature make it an irresistible addition to any indoor garden. Imagine a plant that thrives on … Read more

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Snake Plant Splitting Leaves: 9 Most Common Causes & Simple Solutions

One of the most extraordinary things about growing the snake plant (mother-in-law’s tongue), is that it is very low maintenance. But if you’ve noticed your snake plant splitting, your green friend is facing trouble that requires intervention. Snake plant cracked leaves can result from various scenarios, such as unsuitable watering routines, physical damage, or inadequate … Read more