The Night Owl Snake Plant ‘Sansevieria Night Owl’

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This plant’s foliage is variously colored depending on location and growing conditions. The leaves may be green, cream, or yellow, all variegated and shiny. It is a cultivar of Sansevieria trifasciata, and it has relatively long leaves at 2 feet high.

Scientific Name:Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Night Owl’.
Other Names:  Dracaena Trifasciata ‘Night Owl’ Mother in Law’s Tongue, snake plant.
Growth Season:Spring to fall.
Preferred Temperature:It grows fastest between 21 to 32oC (70 and 90oF). It will likely suffer injury and die if kept in temperatures under (10oC) 50oF for extended periods. For example, its leaves will have an unhealthy shade of yellow and die.  
Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9-11.
Average Mature Height & Width:  It is 10 to 24 inches high and eight to ten inches wide.
Dormancy:It goes dormant in temperatures under 10oC (50oF).
Toxicity:Plants in this genus are toxic to pets and humans. They cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as drooling, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Sansevieria Night Owl Summary

Sansevieria Night Owl Physical Characteristics

Its leaves are dark-green and lanceolate but have yellow or creamy variegation. It stores the carbon dioxide it acquires at night for daily use. As a result, it releases oxygen at night, enhancing oxygen levels in the bedroom, study, or anywhere else you keep. Furthermore, it has air-cleaning attributes.

It can sometimes bloom in the year producing small, white flowers from a long stalk in specific periods, especially in summer. These flowers are not fragrant.

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