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African spear

Sansevieria cylindrica

African spear is part of the Sansevieria genus. Its scientific name is Sansevieria cylindrica. A type of houseplant, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).

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How to grow African spear

Growing African spear from seed

Transplanting African spear

Companion plants for African spear

These plants have been known to grow well alongside African spear so consider planting:

Repellent plants for African spear

These plants will not grow well with African spear so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common African spear problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect African spear plants:

Other names for African spear

Variegated snake plant

African spear care instructions

How long does African spear take to grow?

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