Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii
In this mix
- Grows almost anywhere
- Height on delivery approx. 75cm (30in); typical height once mature 90cm (36in)
- Common name
- Variegated snake plant/Mother-in-law's tongue
- Let compost dry slightly before watering
- Typically 45cm (18in) once mature
Virtually indestructable, the variegated snakeplant is a must for anyone with very little time to nuture their houseplants. With tall, dramatic leaves it looks great on its own or as part of a collection of plants. Photographed here in extra large Yellow Copenhagen Pot. Caution for pets.
Sanseveria is best grown in a sunny spot but will tolerate shade. Diligent watering is not crucial: it's best to let it dry out slightly between waterings and water very sparingly in winter. Humidity is not needed and repotting is rarely required.