The Unique Starfish Snake Plant: Care, Propagation & Benefits



Are you on the hunt for a unique, low-maintenance, and visually striking addition to your indoor garden? The starfish snake plant could be the perfect choice with its ornamental, fan-shaped appearance and air-purifying properties.

Here’s everything you need to know about this fascinating plant, from its unique characteristics and care requirements to propagation methods.

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Starfish Snake Plant Care Guide


Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Boncel’ are succulents, meaning they have fleshy, moisture-retaining tissue in the leaves. This adaptation allows the plant to survive in arid conditions and makes them sensitive to overwatering, which can lead to root rot.

Lighting  Requirements

Ideal locations include a spot in front of an east or north-facing window or a bright, sunny window covered by a sheer curtain. It will tolerate some direct sunlight in the morning but avoid the harsh afternoon sun.


Starfish snake plants require a loose, well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix suitable for succulents. Mix your substrate with sand or perlite to improve drainage and prevent waterlogging.

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