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Sansevieria spp

Mother-In-Laws Tongue

Sansevieria, Snake Plant
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Sansevieria spp
Principal Common Name Mother-In-Laws Tongue
Common Name(s) Sansevieria, Snake Plant
Description They are xerophytic herbaceous to shrubby succulent perennial plants with evergreen strap-shaped leaves, growing to 20 cm to 3 m tall, often forming dense clumps from a spreading rhizome or stolons. The flowers are greenish-white, produced on a simple or branched raceme 40-90 cm long. The fruit is a red or orange berry. Generally grown for foliage.
General Comments
Nativity India, Indonesis, tropical Africa
Height Range 24 - 36 IN
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 13 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Green : Green-Gray-White : Green-White : Green-Yellow : Variegated
Leaf Texture Coarse : Spiky : Sticky : Sword-like
Form Subshrub
Flower Color White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Filtered Light : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Foliage : Form : Indoor Plant

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