|Care||Be cautious when watering, especially during the winter, better to err on the dry side. Watering is usually a matter of personal judgment. I water my snake plants whenever they seem to need it, about every 2-3 weeks.|
|Common names||Compact Mother-Inlaws-Tongue or Snake Plant.|
|Flowers||Primarily used as foliage plants but when conditions suit them Sansevierias will burst suddenly and unexpectedly into glorious bloom.|
|Foliage||Evergreen perennial plant, colours are green and silver vertical stripe, green / silver strip with lime green edging and silver.|
|Growth||50cm (h) x 30cm (w)|
|Habit||Thick leathery sword shaped leaves emerge from a central rosette to form clumps with age.|
|Origin||Native to West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo|
|Position||Full Sun / Indoor Filtered Light.|
|Pot size||200mm Pots.|
|Soil type||Good potting soil as they are not very demanding. Sansevierias are very “succulent“; “heavy plants” which hold lots of water in their leaves. It is often recommended to create a “heavy soil” by amending the potting mix with some sand.|
|Uses||These plants make great houseplants due to their versatility in both size and growing conditions. Indoor planter boxes, patio pots, gardens.|
Sansevieria 'Compact Green'
Sansevieria 'Compact Varigata'