Snake Plant Mikado – Sansevieria

The Snake Plant Mikado, scientifically known as Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Mikado,’ has a striking appearance and unique features, which has become a popular choice among plant enthusiasts and interior decorators.
The Mikado variety of the Snake Plant stands out for its distinct, cylindrical-shaped leaves that grow upright in dense clusters. These leaves are a rich shade of dark green, accentuated by light green vertical stripes that run along their length. The cylindrical shape and symmetrical arrangement of the leaves create a visually appealing pattern that adds a sense of modernity to any room.
Snake plants have a resilience and ability to thrive in various conditions. It is a low-maintenance plant, making it ideal for both experienced and novice plant owners. This species is known for its tolerance to low light levels, making it suitable for dimly lit corners or office spaces with limited natural light. Additionally, it has excellent air-purifying properties, effectively removing toxins from the air and enhancing the overall indoor air quality.


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Additional information

Pot Size

12cm, 6cm

Approx Height (incl pot)

14cm, 40cm

Common Name

Snake Plant Mikado

Latin Name



Water approximately every 2-3 weeks, Make sure the soil dries out in-between watering


Fertilise every 2-4 waterings only during Spring to Autumn, do not feed in Winter.


Prefers low humidity so no misting needed

Light Requirements

Can tolerate a shady spot or lower levels of light


This plant can comfortably sit at around 15-24?, but it can tolerate a few degrees either side.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

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