Dracaena ehrenbergii <br> Samurai Snake Plant
Dracaena ehrenbergii <br> Samurai Snake Plant
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Dracaena ehrenbergii
Samurai Snake Plant

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Dracaena ehrenbergii                     

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Common Names: Samurai Snake Plant, Banana Snake Plant

Family: Asparagaceae

Origin: Africa, Madagascar, Southern Asia

Growth: Compact

Light: Low

Foot Candles: 30 - 100

Water: Let dry 

Humidity: Not required

Temperature: 18°C - 26°C

Soil: Well draining potting mix

Container: Planter with drainage

Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Seed or leaf cuttings

Interiorscape Use: Novelty plant

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root rot when sitting in water. Cold drafts cause brown tips. Fluoride in water will cause brown stripes. 

Comments: One of the most ‘bulletproof’ plants available for interiors. Leaves are hard and woody. Typically known as ‘Sansevieria’ but was recently moved into the genus Dracaena after DNA testing was done on the plant cells.

Toxicity:  Ingestion of large quantities can cause vomiting, depression, nausea, diarrhea, anorexia, hyper-salivation, and dilated pupils (cats).