Mother-in-law's Tongue

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’

Mother-in-law's Tongue - Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’

Common Name: Mother-in-law's Tongue
Genus: Sansevieria
Species: trifasciata
Cultivar: ‘Laurentii’

Named after the Prince of Sansevierio.

Category: Houseplants
Form: Houseplant (in the UK)

Hardiness: Min 12C req.
Height: 1.30 m (130 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen

Soil: Soil based houseplant compost with added grit.

This evergreen perennial houseplant is easy to grow. Little watering is required, the thick leathery leaves store water. The main thing to avoid is over-watering; this being the main reason many of these plants do not survive during the winter months. Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ has dark green, erect, sword-like leaves that are edged gold.