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Star Sansevieria
Scientific Name: Sansevieria kirkii ssp. pulchra N.E.Br.
Family: Agavaceae
Star Sansevieria (Sansevieria  kirkii ssp. pulchra) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Heat Tolerance: Afternoon shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Bright shade or full sun

Origin: Zanzibar

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Moderate water in summer, dry in winter (November-March)


Known horticulturally as S. metallica.

Cultural Practices:
This species is dormant in winter, keep it at or around 40F (4C), water once a month.

Blooming Habits:
The Star Sansevieria has a cone-shaped inflorescence with scented greenish-white flowers

Fruiting Habits:

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