The Variegated Snake Plant shrub aka Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ is a classic houseplant grown by gardeners all across the world.
Commonly called Mother in Law’s Tongue for the long vertical thin leaves that resemble swords. The yellow variegated leaves are banded yellow on either side with a deep green banded center. This tropical perennial spreads in its pot by rhizomes deep within the soil structure.
Snake plants are loved by many for their easy care & maintenance. They add a touch of green foliage and beautiful views to any home decor. One of the many benefits of Snake plants is that it cleans the air and removes toxins making it perfect for having inside your home!
Variegated Snake Plant Care
Wondering how to grow snake plants as indoor plants? They are one of the easiest house plants to grow. They can tolerate a variety of light conditions including low light but they thrive in partial indirect sunlight. They cannot tolerate full sun. Sansevieria plants prefer well draining soil.
One issue snake plants might encounter is root rot. This happens due to overwatering and causes the roots of the plant to become soggy. Do not overwater your snake plant. Only water when the top layer of the potting mix feels dry to the touch.
Snake plants are grown as indoor houseplants in temperate climates. They can be grown outdoors in USDA growing zones 9-11 where the weather is warm all year long.
Disclaimer: Sanseveira is toxic to cats, dogs, and humans if ingested.
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Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii'
- Low maintenance
- Best grown as a houseplant
- Green and yellow foliage