Looking for a plant that you can forget for a month? Try Sansevieria.
It is probably the most tolerant of all plants; needs little water, does not often needs fertilizer and is generally pest free.
Sansevieria is known for its air purifying properties and is extremely popular because of its easy care and clean look.
Sansevieria has the ability to produce oxygen, and even has one of the highest conversion rates with regard to the conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygen.
They tolerate low light conditions as well as artificial light, therefore they are very suitable for most homes, apartments and offices.
Light: Bright, filtered light, but is also extremely tolerant.
Water: Sansevieria needs little water. This plant is only dying by giving it too much water. Especially in the winter they need less watering. A half glass of water every 2 months is sufficient. In spring and summer, it is advised to moisten the soil every 2 weeks.
Temperature: Sansevieria like room temperature around 18-25C. They do not like temperatures below 10C
Soil: Use a well-draining universal potting soil.
Fertilizer: Sansevieria does not need much extra fertilizer. From April to July, the plant need once every two weeks some supplementary feeding.
Repotting: Sansevieria do well in the same pot for years. Repot only when necessary. Use a well-draining soil that has plenty of perlite and some sand. Repot in a container that is no more than one size larger.
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