Mother in Law's Tongue
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii'

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Succulent fertilizer (e.g. N3-P6-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves basic conditions
Toxicity poisonous


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Snake Plant
Family Agavaceae


Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • white
  • cream
Leaf color
  • green
  • yellow