In this article, we are going to focus on a very different houseplant. It is the sansevieria cylindrica , a species that is characterized by its size and the shape of its leaves, totally cylindrical and vertical, which makes it a curious and very elegant indoor plant.
Sansevieria cylindria is a semi-crass plant that can be found in different varieties. Some of them are more vigorous than others, and in some cases, curious shapes are usually created with their leaves. For example, leaves are often braided to get a wide braid with them. We will tell you more details about this plant below!
Characteristics of the sansevieria cylindrica
Sansevieria cylindrica is a very decorative plant thanks to the extravagance of its cylindrical lance-shaped leaves with green and yellow striped pigmentation. Native to Angola, Kenya and other African countries, it can reach up to 2 meters in height in its natural habitat, but it does not usually exceed 60 in homes.
Flowering occurs in summer and consists of spectacular slender spikes with tiny pink flowers.
Sansevieria cylindrica care
The care Sansevieria cylindrica are simple: they need little light to grow and they do not need much watering. It is necessary to water when the substrate has completely dried. Specifically, one of the biggest problems with sansevierias is overwatering.
You must bear in mind that in climates like ours it can be located both indoors, always providing plenty of light, and outdoors, as long as the area is free of winter frosts. In the case of using it as an outdoor plant, a semi-shade exposure is preferable, especially in the central hours of the day.