The mother-in-law's tongue is very easy to care for. Place the plant in a bright spot, just out of direct sunlight, to ensure that the leaves stay as green as possible. The Sansevieria only needs watering once every three weeks. The plant cannot handle too much water or frost.
A simple, yet charming plant!
|Latin name:||Sansevieria trifasciata var 'Laurentii'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as container plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||Yes|
|Growing Height:||45 - 90 cm|
You will receive the plant in a pot from the nursery. Stand your Mother-in-law's Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii) in a warm and sunny spot. The thick, fleshy leaves are very strong and this plant requires very little maintenance. Dry air (for instance above a radiator) is no problem to this plant.
Water your Mother-in-law's Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii) 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 var. laurentii 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 var. laurentii) 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.