Snake plant (Mother-in-law’s tongue)

Botanical name:

Sanseveria trifasciata var. Laurentii 


A striking and extremely low maintenance plant with long fleshy green leaves with yellow margins which has earned the reputation as being the easiest houseplant plant to care for on the market. A must-have. 


This species of Sanseveria is native to tropical Western Africa and is widely used as a specimen plant due to its tall and architectural striking leaves. It’s virtually indestructible and can be positioned in any aspect as long as it is not a dark corner. Due to the succulent-like foliage, they do not demand much attention, and watering is best kept to the minimum. We can almost hear that sigh of relief....
This one is a must if you want to test your green fingers...and succeed.

Supplied size:

Supplied in two options:
In a 12cm nursery pot:
Plant size of 40cm tall, inclusive of the pot, and 20cm wide.
Will fit into a pot cover size of 13-15cm wide and 11cm deep.
In a 17cm nursery pot:
Plant size of 60cm tall, inclusive of the pot, and 30cm wide.
Will fit into a pot cover size of 18-19cm wide and 17cm deep.

Growth habit:

Bushy and it may only reach the height of 1m and the width of about 60-80cm.

Ideal conditions:

Medium to bright conditions, but can adapt to lower light conditions.

Watering requirements:

Do allow them to dry out between waterings as with the leaves being succulent-like, they prefer being more on the dry side. If wrinkling is evident on the foliage, then they are hinting for a drink...

Health concerns and benefits:

Only mildly toxic if ingested by humans and animals. Take the necessary care to keep away from children and animals. 
It is known for having strong air-purifying abilities by filtering airborne toxins and converting that to oxygen.

Known concerns:

No known main concerns other than overwatering.

Any questions?

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you would like to explore further options in sizing; would like more advice on the plant or discuss any concerns regarding any issues you are having growing yours.



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