Sansevieria Moonshine

Sansevieria Moonshine is often mentioned as a cultivar of Sansevieria Trifasciata. However, there is uncertainity about the parent species. This stunning plant is recognised by its wide, tongue-shaped, silver-green leaves that arise from the ground. Plants growing in deeply shaded areas can have slightly darker leaves.The parent species Sansevieria Trifasciata (renamed as Dracaena Trifasciata) belongs to the genus Dracaena of the Asparagaceae family. Also … Read more

Sansevieria Stuckyi

Sansevieria Stuckyi is a perennial succulent with an interesting foliage. It is sometimes mistaken for Sansevieria Fischeri. But there are slight differences in leaf structure and flowering behaviours of these two species. Sansevieria Stuckyi has been known to botanists since the late 1700s. It got its name from Mr. Stucky. This plant is now categorized under the … Read more

Sansevieria Jade Pagoda

Sansevieria Jade Pagoda is a dwarf variety of snake plant or Mother in law’s tongue. It is a variegated cultivar of the well-known Bird’s nest plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata Hahnii). This plant can be recognized by its dark glossy leaves with yellow stripes. The leaves form a compact rosette shape similar to Hahnii plants. This stemless plant … Read more

Sansevieria Hallii

Sansevieria Hallii is an attractive succulent plant with stiff leaves that grow out from a basal rosette and have no stems. Hallii plants are naturally found in the shade of trees and shrubs in certain parts of Africa. It is one of those ornamental plants that can survive under extreme neglect.  Sansevieria Hallii is a slow … Read more

Repotting A Snake Plant (Mother In Law’s Tongue)

Whatever variety of Sansevieria (also called Mother in law’s tongue or snake plant) you have, there will come a time when it will overgrow it’s container. It’s leaves will spread outside the pot. And sometimes the foliage might seem to be suffering due to the edges of the container. If so, it may be time … Read more

Sansevieria Silver Queen

Sansevieria Silver Queen is a beautiful cultivar of the commonly known snake plant, aka Sansevieria Trifasciata. As the name suggests, it is famous for its gorgeous pale greenish-grey, almost silver colored leaves. The sword-shaped leaves are flat and fleshy. This plant has no visible stems above ground. The leaves are produced in clusters directly from the rhizomes. … Read more

Snake Plant Root Rot – What Are The Causes And How To Treat It?

Root rot is one of the most common and damaging ailments snake plants can suffer from. Although these plants are very tolerant to many environmental conditions, rotting can be dangerous for the plant’s health. A severe rotting situation can literally destroy a plant from the ground up. With any problem, prevention is the best policy, … Read more

Snake Plant Types: Different Varieties And Cultivars

Snake plants are very popular species of indoor houseplants. These sturdy tropical plants are native to Africa. Snake plant is actually a type of succulent. Until recently it was officially labeled under the name of Sansevieria Trifasciata. As a result, many people still presume it to be in the Sansevieria family. However, in 2017 botanists … Read more

How To Trim A Snake Plant? (Mother In Law’s Tongue)

Sansevieria Trifasciata is most commonly known as Snake plant or Mother in law’s tongue. However, there are more than 70 different varieties of Sansevieria. And many of them are classified as different types of snake plants. Snake plants are very popular, easy to maintain houseplant that have fleshy, succulent leaves. Depending on the variety, these leaves … Read more

Sansevieria Fernwood

Sansevieria Fernwood

Sansevieria Fernwood is a pretty popular but frequently miscategorized plant. This species is often confused with Sansevieria Bacularis. Bacularis and Fernwood can look similar in the pictures, especially in case of the smaller plants. But when they grow up, the difference is noticeable. Bacularis has a sparser and taller foliage, and unlike Fernwood the leaves … Read more