The Snake Plant Black Dragon’s dark-green slick leaves shoot out of the soil like swords. A minimalist accent to all living spaces.
Growing Pot Size: 10 cm
- Add a bit of drama to your space with this gorgeous Snake Plant with striking dark-green leaves.
- Adorable dwarf snake plant variety, perfect for small living spaces.
- Semi-succulent drought-loving plant that thrives on neglect. Perfect for all plant enthusiasts.
- Mildly toxic. Keep out of reach from children and pets.
Key Benefits: Low Maintenance
Snake plants are famous for their easy care. They’re so easy, you just need to pop them into your favourite plant pot and let them do their thing! Water once a month and repot every couple of years. Simple!
Snake Plant 'Black Dragon': They’re Good For You!
Air purifying: Snake plants are excellent air purifiers! NASA has listed them as one of the top plants for purifying the air.
A breath of fresh air: Unlike many plants, Snake Plants are capable of releasing oxygen at night. Higher levels of oxygen at night can help us have a better night's sleep. The perfect sleeping partner!
Plant Care Tips:
Light: Place in a spot with bright indirect to low artificial light. Their ability to thrive in low-light conditions makes them a top candidate as office plants!
Water: Follow a monthly water schedule or water when the leaves begin to wrinkle. These plants are drought tolerant and don’t need much water. Ensure the soil is completely dry before watering.
Fertilizer: Feed monthly when the plant is actively growing, from spring to summer.
Repotting: Repot every 12-18 months. They thrive in snug pots, but eventually, they’ll need repotting! Choose a pot that is 5 cm larger in diameter than the original pot.
Propagation: Propagate by removing the new pups and propagate in water. Find out more in our frequently asked questions!
Where is it from?
The Snake Plant ‘Black Dragon’ is native to tropical Africa.
Is the Snake Plant 'Black Dragon' for me?
These striking stocky plants are perfect for apartments and offices where taller varieties may struggle to fit. Bedrooms, living rooms, offices or bathrooms - you name it! The Black Dragon is a perfect accent to all living spaces. Their smaller size and slow growth rate make them a great tabletop decor or gift. Their easy care makes them suitable for all levels of gardeners, even the not so talented!
Snake Plant 'Black Dragon': Common Problems
My plant is turning soft and brown. Plants going mushy can be a sign of overwatering. Reduce watering and allow the soil to fully dry before watering again. Check the roots to make sure that they’re too compact, as this can also cause root rot.
Brown leaf tips forming on my plant. Browning tips can indicate your plant is under stress. Try to stick to a consistent watering routine and only water once a month.
Common Pests: Thrips, spider mites, fungus gnats and mealybugs.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I propagate my Snake Plant 'Black Dragon'?
Snake Plants are so easy to propagate! Methods are root division, leaf-cutting or separating rhizomes. The easiest and fastest method is to take leaf cuttings. Cut off a healthy leaf that's 10 cm long and place in a jar of water. Make sure the leaf isn’t touching the bottom of the jar to let the roots grow. Wait until the roots are over 5 cm long and transplant to soil!
Is the Snake Plant 'Black Dragon' bad for dogs?
Snake Plants are toxic and should not be consumed. The plant may cause some swelling in your tongue and throat if chewed. If swallowed, it may cause vomiting, diarrhea and drooling. Make sure you keep well out of reach from all pets and children!
*Decorative pots sold separately