Best Budget Snake Plants to have in your Home
The budget-conscious gardening enthusiast's dream has come true with the versatile and low-maintenance snake plant (Sansevieria). These plants are best used to spice up any home from interior small spaces to outdoor gardens. What makes things even better is being able to purchase them online. With a price range that can lead to $1000 for a single exotic species of the snake plant, we will be focusing more on the ones under the $100 price range for budget sake.
1.Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii'(Golden Snake Plant) $30, these plants can survive off of minimal light and are known to be drought resistant making them well suited for a low maintenance plant for all households, with their gold-edged look, it will spice up any home.
2. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Black Coral' (Black Snake Plant) $40, although similar to the golden snake plant, the black coral snake plant instead has black streaks that define its appearance. Make sure to water once every two weeks during spring and summer, and once every four to six weeks during the autumn and winter.
3. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii' (Bird's Nest Snake Plant) $20 to $40 although a smaller more condensed snake plant, it holds all the similarities to any other snake plant. With high drought tolerability and low sunlight maintenance, this snake plant is best kept in smaller spaces. It's room-saving structure is best suited for apartments and condos.
4. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Moonshine' (Moonshine Snake Plant) $30 to $40, similar to the birds nest snake plant, the moonshine snake plant holds a more vibrant color for more contrast colored spaces. Unlike the other snake plants on our list, the moonshine snake plant require medium to high levels of indirect sunlight. Even though this is the case, they are still drought resistant, make sure to trim any dying leaves if needed.
5. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Futura Superba' (Futura Snake Plant) $20 to $30, although similar to the golden snake plant, the main difference is its size with the majority of them ranging at a max size of 1 ft. They are smaller and mostly used for indoor room displays. Remember, adding smaller plants to bedroom-sized areas also helps with air quality production, it's always a good idea to add some living organics in your home.
6. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Bantel's Sensation' (Bantel's Snake Plant) $15 to $25, with a skinnier snake plant in appearance, most will add this plant to rooms with a lower ceiling to make it look larger than its actual size. Remember to keep snake plants at room temperature as they are tropical plants and require tropical conditions.
7. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Twisted Sister' (Twisted Sister Snake Plant) $20 to $40 Just like a birds nest snake plant in stature, however, they have a twisted appearance as the name suggests. They can grow a max of 15 inches tall so they are best for small rooms. Just like any other snake plants, make sure to only water when the soil is dry, and drain excess water when watering.
8. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Cleopatra' (Cleopatra Snake Plant) $30 to $60, smaller than size compared to the rest of the other snake plants at 10 inches. It is outweighed by its oddly wavy appearance making it an exotic catch for those in the snake plant field. This plant is for sure the higher end plant on the budget list.
9. Sansevieria cylindrica (Cylindrical Snake Plant) $10 to $20, With the cylindrical snake plant being the most budget-friendly plant, it also takes center stage by being oddly curved in itself making it appealing to the oddly inspired. Although they are not meant to be curved, they are highly flexible enough for you to grow them how you would like.
10. Sansevieria masoniana (Whale Fin Snake Plant)$60 to $100, with the Whale Fin Snake plant taking center stage as the most expensive snake plant on this list, we can still recommend it for its exotic look. With the appearance of a whale fin, this will surely spark conversations with visitors. Unfortunately, it surely is not budget-friendly and is last on our list if you are trying to save money. However, compared to other exotic snake plants, this would diffinantely be on the budget end of the spectrum.
In Conclusion, these types of snake plants are commonly found in America and are popular choices for indoor plants due to their unique appearance and low maintenance requirements. There are many variations of snake plants to choose from, and if you are not much of a plant parent, you also have to option to get synthetic plants. If you are budget-friendly and would like to add some greenery to your household, be sure to keep some around as they are a great addition to any home at a low cost.