Snake plants are classic for a reason - they're incredibly easy to care for and are very unique looking! They can survive in low to bright indirect light and should only be watered when the soil is completely dry.
Pot size: 14cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Low to bright indirect light.
||As little more light as winter sun is not as strong.
|Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a month or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Variegated Snake Plant, Mother-in-law's Tongue
Scientific Name: Sansevieria laurentii
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting mix with perlite or equivalent mixed in for added drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has outgrown it's pot.
Propagation: These can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Overwatering can easily cause root rot and leaf yellowing.
Care Tips: Give the leaves a wipe every now and then to help your plant breathe and to keep pests at bay.
Fun Fact: Unlike most plants, sansevieria perform a different type of photosynthesis that means they release oxygen at night rather than during the day!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.