Sansevieria Trifasciata (Snake Plant/Mother-In-Law's Tongue/Dracaena Trifasciata/Saint George's Sword)
- Plant Care
Sansevieria trifasciata, commonly known as the snake plant, is one of the most popular and hardy species of houseplants. The snake plant goes by another common name, mother-in-law's tongue, an offensive comparison between its sharp leaf shape and a woman's sharp tongue. Snake plants vary in color but usually have green banded leaves and commonly feature a yellow border.
Sansevieria are perfect for beginner plant parents, but are all around popular house plants for multiple reasons. The variety of specimens available makes it fun to mix and match, and as they all have similar care requirements it makes them an effortless bunch. While they do best in bright filtered light, they are adaptable and tolerate partial shade and low light conditions as well as fluorescent lighting, making them ideal for most rooms in a home and office settings.
- Although they are very forgiving, snake plants prefer indirect but steady light with some direct sun.Let the soil dry between watering. During winter, reduce watering to monthly, or whenever the soil is dry to the touch.Sansevieria plants prefer a loose, well-drained potting mix. This plant will do well in sandier soils.15 – 30 °CA very light feeder, apply a balanced houseplant fertilizer at half strength once every 1 - 3 months.
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