Quick Care Guide
Soil: Well-drained soil is essential as they are prone to root rot.
Water: Less is more. Plants in low light require infrequent watering while plants in high light will require more water.
Light: Can tolerate low light but will thrive in medium to bright light.
Temperature: Can tolerate a range of temperatures but does not like frost or snow if kept outside.
Fertilizer: All purpose fertilizer during growing months.
Propagation: Easiest way to propagate is to divide this plant. It is possible to take leaf cuttings.
Did you know?
Some alternative names for the snake plant are mother-in-laws tongue or elephants toothpick.
There are around 70 varieties of the snake plant which are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Europe, Africa and Asia.
The evergreen plant has sword like leaves giving it an architecturally striking appearance.The most common reason for plant failure is overwatering. Less is more with the snake plant.