Check the underside of the leaves often and look for waxy white buildup. Sansevieria is also grown as an outdoor plant in warm climates and is popular in low maintenance gardens, narrow beds, courtyards or next to pavers or gravel surfaces. Here is my family of Snake Plants! He is just the cutest! The University of Maryland Extension recommends treating resistant mealybug infestations with insecticidal soap. Details about Sansevieria Silver Queen - three plants (not for separate sale) See original listing. The classic clean lines of this pot will accent any decor. More about indoor plants, Aglaonema Silver Queen. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Queen', silver queen sansevieria is an upright cultivar similar to the species. It's time for me to seperate my Moonglow into individual plants. Regular dusting with a soft cloth will help remove grime buildup from its wide, waxy leaves, which is especially important for plants such as Silver Queen that are grown for their striking foliage patterns. Missouri Botanical Garden states that it will survive outdoors within U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 and 11, but it grows best as a houseplant due to its cold sensitivity and adaptability to indoor conditions. It does flower, and the scented, greenish-white blooms of star sansevieria grow in clusters on the tapering edge of the foliage. 1220) in 1953 by Sylvan Hahn. Sword shaped leaves grow straight up and have overlapping dark and light green shades. Water every two/three weeks, allowing the soil to dry between waterings, and take care to not over water as this may cause the plant to rot. If the white buildup occurs, scrape it off with a plastic spoon and flush the soil with plain water. They do well with warmth and bright light, but will also tolerate shade. Wait a couple of months for the roots to develop and then repot the baby plants. Aug 8, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Adrian Murphy. Silver queen plants can be easily propagated by division or rooting leaf cuttings. However, a light application of dilute fertilizer during the growing season can help support their foliage growth, especially if they are kept in very bright light. Given the right care and light, new shoots can reach 25-30cm. Two at the front, one to the left and one obscured. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service recommends diluting 1 teaspoon of soluble fertilizer in 1 gallon of water and watering with the solution once a month during the growing season. Gallery. Occasionally, Silver Queen plants can develop minor infestations of mealybugs. Sansevieria trifasciata "Silver Queen", popularmente conhecida como espada-de-prata. Soil: It thrives best in well-drained, sandy soil enriched with peaty compost. That tells you how easy it … Silver Queen plants will survive without fertilizer if potted in rich, peaty potting soil. Plant type: Indoor or outdoor ornamental succulent plant, originated in New Orleans, United States and was patented (Plant Patent No. Sasha Degnan is a freelance writer and educator specializing in gardening and horticulture. I The Sanseviera Journal (Issue 31 - February 2014) notes that while this plant appears to be a sport of 'Silver Queen', green leaf reversions of it are closer to S. trifasciata 'Robust'. •Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Queen'•Thrives in low light•Allow soil to dry out in between watering•Low maintenance houseplant, perfect for beginners! 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