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Sanseveria Whale-Fin Plant (masoniana snake)

$2499 CAD

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Sanseveria Whale-Fin Plant (masoniana snake)

Description

The Sansevieria masoniana, commonly known as Mason’s Congo or Whale’s Fin, is a fascinating plant. 

  1. Appearance and Growth:

    • Sansevieria masoniana is a semi-succulent, stemless, and evergreen plant.
    • Its leaves are wide and paddle-shaped, resembling beaver’s tails or whale fins.
    • The leaves are dark green with smudged light-green spots and have slightly wavy, irregular borders.
    • The plant can grow up to 3-4 feet tall, but under optimal conditions, it may reach a height of 5 feet.
    • Flowers can appear at any time of the year, but mostly from Summer to Winter. 
  2. Care Tips:

    • Soil: Use a loose, well-drained potting mix. Sansevieria masoniana prefers soil with good drainage to prevent root rot.
    • Light Exposure: Place it in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light but grows better with more light.
    • Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can harm the plant.
    • Temperature: It thrives in average room temperatures (around 60-75°F or 15-24°C).
    • Pests and Diseases: Sansevierias are generally pest-resistant but keep an eye out for spider mites or mealybugs.
    • Fertilizer: Feed sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer).
    • Grooming: Remove any dead or yellowing leaves.
    • Pets and Kids Safety: Sansevierias are mildly toxic if ingested, so keep them away from pets and children.
    • Repot every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root bound.
  3. Benefits and Uses:

    • Sansevieria masoniana acts as an air purifier, removing toxins like formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene from the air.
    • Its large surface area makes it efficient at absorbing harmful pollutants.
    • Due to its rare CAM photosynthesis, it converts carbon dioxide even at night, making it suitable for bedrooms. 

In summary, the Whale’s Fin plant is an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced tropical house plant enthusiasts. Its unique appearance and low maintenance nature makes it a delightful addition to any indoor space. 

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Sanseveria Whale-Fin Plant (masoniana snake)

$2499 CAD

The Sansevieria masoniana, commonly known as Mason’s Congo or Whale’s Fin, is a fascinating plant. 

  1. Appearance and Growth:

    • Sansevieria masoniana is a semi-succulent, stemless, and evergreen plant.
    • Its leaves are wide and paddle-shaped, resembling beaver’s tails or whale fins.
    • The leaves are dark green with smudged light-green spots and have slightly wavy, irregular borders.
    • The plant can grow up to 3-4 feet tall, but under optimal conditions, it may reach a height of 5 feet.
    • Flowers can appear at any time of the year, but mostly from Summer to Winter. 
  2. Care Tips:

    • Soil: Use a loose, well-drained potting mix. Sansevieria masoniana prefers soil with good drainage to prevent root rot.
    • Light Exposure: Place it in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light but grows better with more light.
    • Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can harm the plant.
    • Temperature: It thrives in average room temperatures (around 60-75°F or 15-24°C).
    • Pests and Diseases: Sansevierias are generally pest-resistant but keep an eye out for spider mites or mealybugs.
    • Fertilizer: Feed sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer).
    • Grooming: Remove any dead or yellowing leaves.
    • Pets and Kids Safety: Sansevierias are mildly toxic if ingested, so keep them away from pets and children.
    • Repot every 2-3 years or when the plant becomes root bound.
  3. Benefits and Uses:

    • Sansevieria masoniana acts as an air purifier, removing toxins like formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene from the air.
    • Its large surface area makes it efficient at absorbing harmful pollutants.
    • Due to its rare CAM photosynthesis, it converts carbon dioxide even at night, making it suitable for bedrooms. 

In summary, the Whale’s Fin plant is an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced tropical house plant enthusiasts. Its unique appearance and low maintenance nature makes it a delightful addition to any indoor space. 

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