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Q.One Snake Plant Rhizome Makes Both Black Gold And Cylindrica Plants.How Come?

Zone Sydney, Australia | Anonymous added on April 21, 2021 | Answered

I am surprised the one rhizome makes two types of snake plants. How does that happen?

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Answered on April 21, 2021

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Black Gold’ and Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Cylindrica’ are two different varieties of snake plant. I can find no reference that they come from the same rhizome. If you have both coming from the same rhizome then it is an anomaly in genealogy.

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