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Sansevieria – Snake Plant

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The only thing ranked lower than a Sansevieria on a “care difficulty” scale is a pet rock!  Sometimes called a Mother-in-Law Tongue plant or a Snake Plant, these Sansevieria need very, very little care.  This line of plants is native to arid regions of Africa and southeastern Asia and really thrive in dry soil conditions.  They only need to be watered about once a month…seriously.  The Sansevieria is highly ranked in NASA’s guide for filtering out air pollutants.  Get one of these care-free oxygen machines – it’ll work on cleaning your indoor air, and you won’t have to work on keeping it alive.

The Sanseverira (sometimes called “Sans” for short), is available in 2 sizes and a couple different varieties.

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Description

Our Sansevieria does great in a variety of light conditions and it’s likely the easiest houseplant for a forgetful plant parent.  There’s really not much to it, but here are some tips to keep it growing:

Watering

Wet it and forget it – for up to a month!  Seriously, this plant really thrives in dry soil and needs an occasional good dose of water – so, make sure the soil dries out between waterings.   See our watering guide for more information.

Light

This native of Africa and southern Asia thrives in bright light, but it can be maintained in medium- and low-light conditions for a long, long, time.

Nutrition

The Sansevieria will not need to be fed during the first 6 months after it has shipped. During this time, it will use the residual nutrients from nursery production. After 6 months, it can be fed quarterly with a complete fertilizer formulated for interior plants. Please refer to our nutrient guide for details.

Cleaning

It’s a bit of an odd-ball plant with mainly leaves that are vertical to the floor and less likely to accumulate dust.  When it does get some dust, dirt, or anything else on it (that prevents the full availability of light from reaching the leaf surface), break out a towel and wet the towel with a light soapy solution and stroke both sides of the leaves with it.  Easy peasy.

Pruning

Again, its odd growth habit makes it a lot different from most other houseplants.  Sometimes an older leaf will become yellow or brown.  When this happens, prune it all the back to at or below the soil level.  It’s important to get it all the way down and remove the entire leaf.

Bugs

We’ve rarely seen an insect on Sansevieria.  Maybe a chance for mealybugs and scale.   If you see one, get out the soapy towel and wipe it off.

Trouble

In good light, this plant will not give you any trouble – provided you water it occasionally.

Additional information

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Variety

Laurentii, Zeylanica

15 reviews for Sansevieria – Snake Plant

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  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  2. Elizabeth H. (verified owner)

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  3. DIANNA (verified owner)

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    Plant arrived healthy and was well package. Really happy with the ordering process. Will order from plantz again.

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Thanks for letting us know and we’re so glad you’re happy with your new plant!
      Sue

  4. Christa S. (verified owner)

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    What a great plant! Traveled perfectly (even to Texas in July) and was tall and full, just like the photos. Never been a huge fan of snake plants, just wanted something tall and narrow. But this one is so healthy and substantial (10″ pot) – it’s pretty darn lovely!

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Glad to hear that you’re happy with it. They’d probably be a bigger hit with everyone if they weren’t know as ‘snake plants’ or ‘mother in laws tongue’!
      Thanks
      Sue

  5. Jasmine (verified owner)

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    Great costumer service and plant came in great condition.

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Thank you!!
      Sue

  6. pj (verified owner)

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    Fantastic! Beautiful plant, well packed and came quickly. Weill shop,you again soon!

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Thanks! You and Plisskin looked great in your photo!
      Sue

  7. Crystal C. (verified owner)

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    Plant is perfection. My experience with this company was amazing from start to finish. Quick and easy online checkout. Staff went above and beyond when I went to pick up my purchase. This company will be the only company I ever purchase plants from. Can’t wait for my next purchase.

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Thank you!!
      Sue

  8. Kevin (verified owner)

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    Nice large plant which is hard to find in local nurseries of this height. Love it

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      We appreciate you letting us know that you’re happy with it!
      Thanks,
      Sue

  9. Valaida W. (verified owner)

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    Probably going to be my go to plant for my darker areas.

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      It is one of the best options we have!
      Thanks – Sue

  10. Angelique C. (verified owner)

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    I love my beautiful Sansevieria! I have a small collection and will continue purchasing from PLANTZ. The packaging and delivery was superb!

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Thanks! You’ve done a great job with placement too!
      Sue

  11. melissa clark (verified owner)

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    Thank you for using FedEx it was early. Best plant purchase online ever!!

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      We are so glad to hear it arrived early! We hope to see you again in the future!
      Thanks – Sue

  12. Joanne R. (verified owner)

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    Beautiful many leaves

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Another great low light plant!
      Enjoy it!
      Sue

  13. Patricia (verified owner)

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    It’s great!

  14. Kirk (verified owner)

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    These plants are beautiful. I wanted more mature plants and I got them!

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      Glad you’re happy with your plant! We’d love a photo if you’d like to share one with us!
      Thanks – Sue

    • Sue Waltzer (store manager)

      We’re so glad you’re happy with your new plants! They definitely need to be mature and well rooted before we ship them as they would not do well during the shipping process if they were not.

      Enjoy!
      Sue

  15. Mike Reed (verified owner)

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    GOOD

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