Hailing from Africa, Sansevieria Starfish is part of the Sansevieria genus, also known as Snake Plants. These plants have adapted to thrive in various African regions and are loved for their resilience and adaptability.
What makes the Sansevieria Starfish truly special is its foliage. Its leaves fan out in a star-like pattern, resembling the arms of a celestial starfish. The leaves are typically a rich, vibrant green, adding a touch of elegance to any space. This distinctive growth pattern sets it apart from other houseplants, making it an eye-catching choice.
Sansevieria Starfish exhibits a compact growth habit, forming small clusters of star-shaped rosettes. This charming feature makes it an ideal choice for smaller spaces or as a delightful addition to your existing plant collection. Its low-maintenance nature and distinctive appearance make it an excellent conversation starter in any room.
Sansevieria Starfish is a low-maintenance, beginner-friendly, and air-purifying houseplant that excels in low-light conditions. It's an ideal choice for those new to plant care, recommended by NASA for its air-purifying abilities, and perfect for spaces with limited natural light, making it a versatile and hassle-free addition to your indoor garden.
This plant thrives in a wide range of lighting conditions, from low light to bright, indirect sunlight. Its adaptability allows you to place it virtually anywhere in your home.
Sansevieria Starfish prefers to dry out between waterings, so it's more resilient to underwatering than overwatering. Keep its soil relatively dry to prevent root rot.
Well-draining soil is crucial to prevent waterlogging. Opt for a potting mix designed for succulents or cacti.
Maintain indoor temperatures between 65°F to 80°F for optimal growth. It can tolerate slightly lower temperatures but should be protected from cold drafts. This plant is quite adaptable to humidity levels, and it thrives in most household conditions (about 40- 50%).
Feed your Sansevieria Starfish with a diluted, balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks to encourage healthy growth.
Exercise caution, as this plant contains Saponins and can be toxic if ingested. Ensure it's kept out of reach of both pets and children to prevent any potential harm.
USDA Zone 10-11
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)