Sansevieria trifasciata Laurentii is probably the most recognizable and popular Sansevieria houseplant with its mottled grey-green leaves and creamy-yellow margins and as proven by NASA, has air purifying properties.
Considered virtually indestructible, this is an excellent choice for beginners. It's tall, architectural presence and warm coloring ensure this Sansevieria stands out from the crowd. Often called mother-in-law's tongue, it is great for those interior design-led minds.
Light:Best in moderate to bright, indirect light but will adapt to low light conditions too.
Water:Allow the soil to dry out before watering, then water thoroughly and allow to drain freely. Do not allow the plant to sit in water as this will cause root rot.
Temperature:Happy anywhere from 15-23°C and as low as 10°C for short periods.
Feed:Apply a weak dose of cactus or general-purpose feed once a month at most during the growing season. Sansevieria are low maintenance plants and do not require a lot of supplementary feeding.
Air Purifying:Sansevieria filter airborne toxins and are part of our clean air plant collection.
Toxicity:Mildly toxic if eaten. Keep away from children and animals.