Sansevieria Trifasciata

Sansevieria trafasciata is a species of flowering plant in the Asparagaceae family, native to Africa, Madagascar and southern Asia. It is most commonly known as the snake plant, Saint George’s sword, mother-in-law’s tongue, or viper’s bowstring hemp.

There are over 70 different species. The foliage of the snake plant is stiff, broad, and upright, and typically a dark green color with white and yellow striping.They are famous for resilience and ability to survive in a variety of environments.

Care Level

Beginner/ Intermediate

Maintenance

Pest/Disease

Common pest include mealybugs and spider mites.

Size

Snake plants are evergreen perennials that can grow anywhere from eight inches to 12 feet high. 

Light

Snake plant can grow in about any room of your home. While it tolerates low light, snake plant grows fastest in bright conditions.

Water

Snake plants need water about every 2-6 weeks, depending on your home's temperature, light levels, and humidity

Pet Friendly

Snake plants are found to be moderately toxic to humans and more toxic for your pets.