Plant your snake plant in a container with Miracle-Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix. Water when the top 2 to 3 inches of soil are dry. Feed with Miracle-Gro® Succulent Plant Food. Divide when your snake plant’s roots have completely outgrown the plant’s container.
Also question is, can I put snake plant in water instead of soil?
Yes. While snake plants are typically grown in soil, you can propagate and grow snake plants in water. Snake plants require little water to survive, so you won’t need to water it often once the plant matures.
One may also ask, how do I prepare my soil for snake plant?
Snake Plant Soil Recipes
An easy mix requires: 2 parts of coarse sand or perlite. 1 part peat moss or coconut coir. 1 part garden soil or potting mix.
What is perlite soil?
Perlite is a naturally occurring mineral that is added to garden soil to improve aeration, water retention and drainage. It looks like small, white Styrofoam balls and is commonly found in potting soil and seed-starting mixes.
Yes, it is definitely possible, although with a little bit more efforts than your usual soil-grown snake plants. You can grow Sansevieria plants in water-filled glass jars. … Growing houseplants in water is also known as hydroponic farming or hydro-culture.
Soil for Snake Plants
Snake plants do best with a free-draining soil mix, because they are easily prone to rot. A soilless potting mixture is best to ensure adequate drainage. Also be sure to use a terracotta pot that won’t trap water inside and promptly remove any standing water from the saucer.
Anatomy of a Snake Plant
The roots of snake plants are called Rhizomes. This means that that growth can happen on multiple places on the root system at the same time. They are easy to divide, and when planted outside will spread. The roots are very shallow, especially considering how tall the plant can grow.