Sansevieria aka 'Mother-in-Laws Tongue'
Sansevieria aka 'Mother-in-Laws Tongue' for those of you with a sense of humour.
Great air purifier! It belongs to the family Asparagaceae, native to the tropics of West Africa. It's an ever increasingly popular indoor plant and much of this has to do with its near indestructible qualities. This plant is desired for its upright and erect leaf habit which fits in to almost all settings.
(Pot sold separately)
As carefree as you can be
8cm – 20cm
Approximately 15–50cm inc. pot
*Please note measurements are approximate and each plant will vary
How Not to Kill Your Sansevieria.
There’ll be no fuss with this houseplant. Any light is good light, although try to avoid bright direct afternoon rays because those big luscious leaves might start to smoulder. Versatility in moisture isn’t an issue either. She’ll be just as happy in an air-conditioned office as she will in a humid bathroom. This girl will live to a ripe old age so if you’re looking a long-term plant companion she’ll be more than happy to stick around. A stable temperature is a pleasure and warmth is welcomed but don't worry if your house has a few chilly spots; as long as it’s not sub zero she’ll be fine.
When it comes to watering, less is better. She likes a dry mouth so a sip at a time will do, and never soak the soil. If you're giving your other plants a bath she won’t mind missing out, so just leave her to her own devises and water every 2 – 3 weeks.
Toxicity is the only area where this houseplant won’t agree with you. An upset stomach will be the most you’ll get but we really wouldn’t recommend the hassle. Keep her out of reach of pets and children just to be safe.
Back to the Roots.
It belongs to the family Asparagaceae, native to the tropics of West Africa.
This beauty has a lot going for her, and as plants go she’s a definite all rounder. As well as all of her other attributes, studies have shown that the sansevieria is one of a small handful of plants that releases oxygen at night rather than in the day. This makes her a perfect addition to any bedroom. If that wasn’t enough, she also converts nasty extras like formaldehyde and nitrogen oxide to give you yet another breath of fresh air.
Nationwide Delivery: We accept orders Monday - Friday with deliveries Tuesday to Friday.
We do not ship nationwide on Saturdays or Sundays.
Please note not all of our plants are in stock, as soon as we have it we will send it to you, usually within 7 days. Also please note that this photo will differ from the plant you receive, just like we are every plant is unique!
If the plant is in stock or your order is not plant related, delivery will take place within 3 - 5 days.
All parcels are sent through Parcelforce and are delivered between 9am and 6pm on day of delivery. If you aren't at home when your parcel is delivered, a note will be left by your Parcelforce courier - you will need to organise a re-delivery or collection directly following instructions on the card (G&T is unable to do this for you).