Snake Plant Mother in Laws Tongue – Sansevieria

The Snake Plant, is a striking and resilient indoor plant that effortlessly blends beauty with low-maintenance charm. Native to West Africa, this succulent is renowned for its architectural elegance, featuring upright, sword-shaped leaves that boast a distinctive pattern of dark green hues accented with lighter variegation. Also referred to as “Mother-in-law’s Tongue” due to its sharp, pointed leaves, the Snake Plant is a hardy companion, thriving in a variety of conditions. It is particularly prized for its air-purifying qualities, making it an ideal choice for both novice and seasoned plant enthusiasts. Whether placed in a modern office or a cozy living space, the Snake Plant stands as a testament to nature’s ability to combine resilience with aesthetic appeal, gracing any environment with its enduring charm.


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Pot Size

12cm, 30cm, 9cm

Approx Height (incl pot)

105cm, 35cm

Common Name

Snake Plant Mother in Laws Tongue

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

Prefers bright, indirect light, but can also tolerate some levels of shade


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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