Estimated delivery time : Third week of January
|Latin name:||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Black Dragon'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||Yes|
|Growing Height:||30 - 45 cm|
The Sansevieria 'Futura Superba' (Sansevieria trifasciata ) will be delivered in a nursery pot. Place it in a warm, sunny spot. The thick, fleshy leaves are very strong, This plant requires very little attention. Dry air (for instance above a radiator) is no problem to this plant.
Water your Mother-in-law's Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata) moderately but regularly, once every 3 weeks will suffice - the soil can remain a little on the dry side. Never leave water standing in the saucer. In the spring and summer add a small amount of plant feed to the water from time to time. A really robust houseplant - will only suffer in temps below 10 degrees Celsius and over-watering will not be tolerated.
Sansevieria trifasciata in bloom
Keeping the plant dry and slightly cooler over winter will encourage flower stems. The flowers have a delicious scent.
Succulents are very easy to keep as houseplants because they tolerate dry air very well. Their thick, fleshy leaves can hold a lot of moisture and act as a water reservoir during periods of drought.
Mother-in-law's Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata) is a striking plant, ideal for difficult spots, like a window-sill above a radiator. Sansevieria can be placed outside on the patio or decking during the summer months. As they are not frost tolerant, they need to be brought indoors when the temperature drops to temperatures below 10° C or when there are signs of frost.