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Sansevieria zeylanica 'Mother-in-Law's Tongue'

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About This Product

Species Name: Dracaena trifasciata 

Common name(s):Sansevieria zeylanica (syn.), Mother-in-law’s Tongue, Snake Plant 

Defining Characteristics:

  • Thick sword-shaped leaves are emerald green and patterned with dark bands
  • A very hardy plant that is perfect for garden hobbyists of all experience levels
  • Air purifying

Recommended Pot Size: Medium- Large 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature requirement: 55-80°F

Humidity: Dry (0-30%)   Moderate (30-70%)   Humid (70-100%) 

Watering frequency: Moderate. Allow the top 2 inches of soil to dry completely before watering.  

Lighting:  Full Shade     Partial Shade      Full Sun

Soil type: Well-draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

Growth rate: Slow 

Height: 3-8 Feet

Origin: West Africa from Nigeria to the Congo

Regional locality: Common growing in the bush and vegetation in its native range

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-11



Suggested Animal Terrarium/ Vivarium Use:

 

Aquatic 

Temperate 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Temperate Vivariums ✔

Tropical

Desert 

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Toads ✔
  • Lizards and tortoises ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Desert Vivariums ✔

Care Notes: This plant has moderate humidity needs, although if the leaf tips begin to brown occasional misting may be needed. 



Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home.

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

The plant pictured is in a 3” pot.

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

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