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Whale Fin Sansevieria

Regular price $49.00
Regular price Sale price $49.00

The Whale Fin Sansevieria, scientifically known as Sansevieria masoniana, is a unique and visually striking variety of Snake Plant, prized for its large, paddle-shaped leaves. Here's a description:

  1. Appearance: The Whale Fin Sansevieria is named for its distinctively large and paddle-shaped leaves, which resemble the fluke of a whale. The leaves can grow to be quite substantial, with lengths ranging from 2 to 4 feet (60 to 120 centimeters) and widths of up to 12 inches (30 centimeters). The leaves are typically a glossy dark green color with lighter green striping or mottling, creating an eye-catching pattern.

  2. Size: Due to its large leaves, the Whale Fin Sansevieria can reach impressive heights and widths as it matures. It forms a rosette of leaves that emerge from a central point, gradually spreading outward to create a bold and dramatic display.

  3. Growth Habit: The plant has a clumping growth habit, with multiple large leaves emerging from a central point. The leaves grow upright initially but may arch slightly as they mature, giving the plant a distinctive and sculptural appearance.

  4. Light Requirements: The Whale Fin Sansevieria thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. However, to maintain optimal growth and leaf coloration, it's best to provide moderate to bright indirect light. Direct sunlight should be avoided, as it can scorch the leaves.

  5. Watering Needs: Like other Sansevieria species, the Whale Fin Sansevieria is drought-tolerant and prefers to dry out between waterings. Allow the soil to dry out completely before watering thoroughly, then allow any excess water to drain away. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's crucial to avoid waterlogged conditions.

  6. Temperature and Humidity: The Whale Fin Sansevieria is adaptable to a wide range of temperatures and humidity levels, making it well-suited for indoor environments. It prefers temperatures between 60°F to 85°F (15°C to 29°C) and can tolerate fluctuations in humidity.

  7. Maintenance: This plant is low-maintenance and requires minimal care. Remove any dead or yellowing leaves as they appear to maintain the plant's appearance. Occasionally wiping the leaves with a damp cloth helps keep them clean and free from dust.

  8. Toxicity: Like other Sansevieria species, the Whale Fin Sansevieria is considered mildly toxic if ingested and may cause gastrointestinal discomfort in pets and humans. It's advisable to keep them out of reach of cats, dogs, and other animals.

Overall, the Whale Fin Sansevieria is a stunning and robust houseplant that makes a bold statement in any indoor space. With its striking foliage and easy-care nature, it's a popular choice for both beginner and experienced plant enthusiasts looking to add a touch of drama to their home or office decor.

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