Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Coral

Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Coral characteristics
Thrives in low lightBig leavesGood for bedroomGood for living room


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Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Coral is a variety of snake plant with narrow leaves with vertically wide gray-green wavy horizontal bands on a dark green background.

The leaves are so dark when they first emerge that they almost appear black, and these younger leaves lack any of the bands that appear as the leaves age.

This cultivar plant is sometimes confused with an older Sansevieria Trifasciata variety called 'Black Gold', which should have a yellow margin that the Sansevieria Black Gold lacks.

Sansevieria Trifasciata is poisonous to dogs and cats (they can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea), so you should keep it stay away from pets and children. Sansevierias are considered air purifiers because they filter some toxins from the air, and therefore, it is recommended to have them in offices, bedrooms or the living room.

Key tips for successful care

  • Living rooms and bedrooms are good spots to place your Sansevieria because it removes air toxins.
  • Sansevierias are mildly toxic if ingested, so put it away from cats, dogs and children.
  • If the leaves are drooping it's because you're over-watering it, let it dry for a while and it will recover.
  • Sansevieria Trifasciata usually dies because of over-watering. Don't do it.
  • Don't repot until it the roots have completely filled the pot.

Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Coral care guide

Snake plants thrive in low light conditions, but its growth will be slowed down. Sansevierias can stand some hours of direct sunlight because they are succulents, but they love being in indirect bright light, so place it next to any window making sure to filter the afternoon sun with a curtain.

Sansevieria plants have more vibrant colors if they are placed in bright spots, so if you place them in dark places, their leaves will turn into dark green.

Video tutorials of Sansevieria Black Coral care and tips

The video tutorials might not be about the same exact plant, but a plant of the same family, which have the same requirements.

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