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The Whale Fin can handle most lighting conditions. It is ideal to have it in moderate to bright indirect light. It will tolerate lower light and artificial lighting conditions. We recommend keeping it out of direct sunlight for long periods.
Snake plants do not need very much water to thrive. We recommend soaking the soil completely when watering and then allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. It is better to allow this plant to get dry than to allow it to stay too wet.
This is an extremely low maintenance plant. It is happy with average household humidity. Snake Plants are easily propagated by division of offsets. This plant will show you when it is ready to be repotted by outgrowing its pot with pups appearing to burst out. We recommend fertilizing every two to three months, spring through fall, with a diluted fertilizer.
Based on a NASA® study, these are the known contaminants this plant will filter from your home's air.
Benzene is found in plastics, resins, lubricants, dyes, detergents, drugs, and pesticides. Benzene can be found throughout your home and in some household products.
Formaldehyde is found in OSB, plywood, MDF, and particle board. Formaldehyde can be found in furniture like desks, bookshelves, beds, kitchen cabinets, and more.
Toluene is found in paints, lacquers, thinners, glues, correction fluid and nail polish remover, and is used in the printing and leather tanning processes.
Trichloroethylene is found in refrigerants, greases, paint removers/strippers, adhesives, spot removers, and rug-cleaning fluids.
Xylene is found in cleaning agents, paint thinners, and varnishes.
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