I'm Snake Plant, you may have heard of me! I’m super chill and easy to care for, people consider me the low-maintenance one in the relationship. I'm a choice pick for beginners because I'm nearly indestructible. I am the type of plant that will always be there for you.
Difficulty: easy, great for new plant parents!
Light Needed: moderate, low to bright indirect
Water: easy, just a little! only water when my soil is dry
Evergreen plant with long, stiff, and dark-green vertical leaves. This plant is drought resistant and low maintenance, making it nearly indestructible.
Size: Medium (6”)
Where I’m From: Tropical West Africa
Botanical Name Sansevieria Trifasciata
Nicknames: Snake Plant, Mother-in-law's Tongue, Bowstring Hemp, Golden Bird's Nest, Good Luck Plant
Favorite Hangout Spots: Bathroom or bedroom. I don't like windows.
Ideally needs bright, indirect light but can also survive in low light.
Water every 14-21 days but less during the winter. Let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Likes warmer, hot climates. Ideal temperature is 60-80°. Make sure to not place near an air vent or by a door with a drafty, cold air coming in.
No misting is required, can thrive in normal room humidity.
Can grow up to 48" tall. Use a free draining soil. Does not need fertilizer, but to grow fast, fertilize once in spring and once in summer.
Toxic to cats and dog. Can cause mild nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea if pets take a bite.
This plant works while you sleep by transforming carbon dioxide into oxygen during the night!