ABOUT OF SANSEVIERIA SNAKE
Snake plants, also known as “Motherin-Law’s Tongue” and Sansevieria, are one of the easiest houseplants to
take care of. This succulent plant is very forgiving and perfect for beginners. Here’s how to care for a snake plant in your home.
The Snake plant, which is also known as “mother-in-law’s tongue” due to its characteristic of being a tough plant, or the “bowstrings hemp” due to the ability to make bowstrings from the fiber of its leaves, is biologically known as Sansevieria trifasciata.
The snake plant, commonly referred to as mother-in-law’s tongue, is a resilient succulent that can grow anywhere between 6 inches to several feet.In addition to providing a bit of ambiance, snake plants have a
number of health benefits.
Snake Plant Care After they have been propagated, the care of snake plants is very easy. Put them in indirect sunlight and don’t water them too much, especially during the winter. In fact, it’s better to let these plants dry out some between waterings.
Growing snake plant from cuttings is relatively easy. The most important thing to remember is that they can easily rot, so a free draining soil needs to be used. Leaf cuttings are the usual method but probably the easiest way to propagate snake plants is by dividing. The roots produce fleshy rhizomes, which can simply be removed with a sharp knife and potted up. Again, these will need to go into a free draining soil.