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Common Name

Mother-in-law’s tongue, Snake Plant

Botanical Name

Sansevieria  trifasciata


Tropics of West Africa

Season Availability

All Year Round


Succulent plant with stiff fleshy leaves with a pointed tip.


Leaves come in shades of dark green with light green horizontal banding and some varieties have cream edging on the leaves.

Growing Conditions

Sansevieria is tolerant of low to moderate light levels and can be a long lived indoor plant. Avoid temperatures below zero and keep out of direct sun.

Care Instructions

During warmer months water once a week and feed regularly with soluble plant food. In winter water only once every 4-6 weeks.  Sansevieria can remove pollutants from interior environments.