Sansevieria In Terracotta Pot 12cm

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Product Description

A tough, adaptable plant that will find a home almost anywhere in the house. Clumps of fleshy, upright leaves are attractively patterned and often edged with gold. Perfect for a windowsill.

  • Very easy to grow.
  • Colourful leaves are kept all year round.
  • Ideal for a conservatory or bright room.
  • Fleshy leaves help to clean the air of pollutants.
  • Long-lived

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Additional information
Mother-in-Law's Tongue is ideal for beginners, but seasoned gardeners also love this accent plant's dramatic, sword-shaped leaves. Slow-growing, it will live for many years with good care.
Care instructions
Feed occasionally with liquid fertiliser and mist with water at regular intervals to increase humidity.
Colour of foliage
Prefers temperatures above 10C.
Planting instructions
Repot in spring, only when plants get crowded and need dividing. Keep the rosette of the leaves at soil level. Use a wide, heavy container to prevent toppling. This tall plant can get top-heavy.
Planting position
Place in bright but indirect light.
Rate of growth
Slow rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Soil type
Prefers moist, well drained, multi-purpose compost.
Watering instructions
Keep compost evenly moist during growing season. Reduce water when growth slows down.
Latin name
Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii
Eventual height
Eventual width
Plant guarantee
Pot size
Room temperature
Average room temperatures 60-75 F/16-24 C. It will tolerate fluctuating temperatures, but not extreme cold.
Room position
Bright light to full sun. Will tolerate low light. Average room humidity. Mother-in-law's tongue will tolerate dry air, but keep it away from air vents or drafts.
Eventual dimensions
approx. 90cm
Evergreen - Retains leaves in Autumn and Winter.

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