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Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula

This lime green succulent has fat, variegated cylindrical leaves that grow out and bend down, instead of growing straight up like their cousins. Periodically blooms (although rarely) with white flowers.

Quick Look:

  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent. Water sparingly in the winter

  • Plant grows up to 12 in. (30.5 cm) tall

  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30°F | -1.1°C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by offsets

  • Can be toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula grows well indoors. It thrives in low light.

Watering

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Water sparingly in the winter when it is dormant.

Where to Plant

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30°F (-1.1° C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in partial sun to low indoor light.

How to Propagate Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula can be propagated from offsets.

Offsets

To grow Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula from offsets, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove an offset from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.