Sansevieria In Terracotta Pot 17cm

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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
Multi-coloured
Hardiness
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
No
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
60-70cm
Eventual width
20-25cm
Scent
Unscented
Pot size
17cm
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
Deciduous
Evergreen - Retains leaves in Autumn and Winter.
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