Sansevera ( sansevieriya )

to jealous spouses

sansevieriya clears suspicion from family relationships

sansevieriya performs in the house several functions.It not only cleans the air of harmful chemicals released chipboard, plastic or paint coatings, but also contributes to the establishment of a family of strong trust relationship.Nothing undermines energy

balance as uncertainty about loved ones.Sansevieriya - plant sincerity opponent reticence and doubt.She is committed to openness and light itself, and transmits this desire people around.Where lives sansevieriya, no jealousy and suspicions place.

jealous wife to calm down and stop terrorizing you, you have to put on the nightstand miniature sansevieriya.Zhelatelno do it on a full moon.

special care

Grows well in lighted windows.Zelenolistnyh species can stand in the shade, but plants with variegated leaves must receive sufficient light, otherwise the leaves fade.

sansevieriya has low temperature conditions, grows well in warm or in cool place.From spring to autumn

, moderate watering in winter months meager (about once every two weeks).Do not allow the ingress of water in the leaf axils, can cause decay it.For the same reason it is best instead of spraying to wipe the leaves with a damp sponge from dust.

Transplant carried out rarely, only when it becomes obvious that the container is too narrow.The substrate is composed of a mixture of leaf, sod of earth and sand.Vegetatively propagated by fragments of leaves or division.

the agave family.Rhode sansevera.Natural climatic conditions: tropical and subtropical Africa.

Most species - acaulescent rhizomatous perennials.

most common in the culture room types: * Sansevera Kirk leaves collected at the base of the outlet, not just sprawling and prostrate on the soil surface in the case of availability of space, sword-shaped, the edges wavy, thick, green with pinkish transverse stripes;inflorescence - spherical umbrella scarlet flowers.Sansevera large Epiphyte *;rhizome relatively long, it depart from single leaves and 3 - 4 at the end of the sheet;leaves broadly lanceolate, the base and tapering ends, olive green.Sansevera raffilyy * Rhizome thick, leaves up to 60 cm long, from the oblong-lanceolate to shirokoremnevidnyh, dark green on the main background with irregular horizontal stripes and a yellow-green oval patches, sometimes with a reddish-brown edges;flowers up to 3.5 cm long, yellowish.Sansevera three-way * leaves in dense rosettes, which on one rootstock may be quite a lot higher (more than a meter in length), erect, sword-shaped, leathery, hard, basic background of dark green, it allocated more light (different shades in different grades)uneven stripes;Flowers can be considered decorative: racemose inflorescence, small flowers, star-shaped, white or greenish, fragrant;na stalk stand drops of sweet nectar.

Species and varieties: a variety of Lawrence - on the edge of the sheet longitudinal yellow stripes, to this species are some of the new varieties recently introduced to the wider and shorter leaves;Haniyeh kind - leaves shorter, almost triangular, silvery-green sometimes reddish lateral stripe, some varieties are almost indistinguishable;It gives a lot of lateral offshoots;variety Craig - low plants, the leaves are elongated, on the edges mottled, usually white-yellow fringe, flowers with narrow petals green, folded back at the end of flowering.Pronounced Sansevera cylindrical ♦ has rhizomes, leaves, cylindrical, round in cross section, are of two types - conventional truncation and lateral shoots, the end of which may form new socket.Sansevera Stuck ♦ Similar to the previous species, but expressed thick rhizome and the leaves reach a greater length.

undemanding plant.

requirement to moisture: moderate regular watering throughout the year.

Temperature: optimum winter temperature is 16-18 ° C.

Light mode: moderate and bright light, but the variegated types in bright light often lose their color.Optimal eastern and western exposure.

requirement to soil: zemlesmesi with slightly acidic reaction (pH 6 - 7);optimal ground from hardwood and sod land with sand in a ratio of 4: 2: 1 with the addition of peat moss, or chopped.

Reproduction: leaf cuttings, and dividing the plants during transplantation, in some species - secondary outlets or offspring.Varieties with longitudinal stripes or decorative border do not retain varietal characteristics in conventional cuttings for propagation of their sheet thus shortened, and the middle is cut in a semicircle.

Features: easy to grow hydroponically.It tolerates crowding.It can be used in group compositions with succulents.