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Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

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For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

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Repotting:
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Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

Common Names: Moonshine Snake Plant, Drunken Mother-in-Law’s Tongue

Overview: The Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’ is a striking variety, radiating a luminous, silvery-green glow, reminiscent of the ethereal light of the moon. Its broad, upright leaves are a visual symphony, bringing a serene and modern aesthetic to any space. This stunning plant, with its robust and adaptable nature, offers a unique blend of visual appeal and easy care, thriving in diverse environments and requiring minimal attention. Whether you are a seasoned plant enthusiast or a budding green thumb, ‘Moonshine’ is a delightful addition, adding a touch of celestial charm to interiors.

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Description

Bask in the Heavenly Glow of your Next Snake Plant

The Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’ is a radiant botanical wonder, capturing the ethereal glow of moonlit nights within its foliage. Hailing from the diverse terrains of West Africa, this plant boasts broad, silvery-green leaves that ascend with elegance, reflecting a subtle shimmer reminiscent of moonbeams. Its contemporary and sleek appearance makes ‘Moonshine’ a standout in any space, infusing interiors with a celestial ambiance. Not only a visual treasure, ‘Moonshine’ exemplifies resilience, thriving in varied conditions and requiring minimal upkeep. Its luminous hue and structured growth serve as both a centerpiece and a harmonious addition to plant ensembles. With ‘Moonshine’, you bring home a piece of the cosmos, a blend of nature’s durability and the ethereal beauty of moonlit evenings.

Caring for your Sansevieria Trifasciata

Sansevieria trifasciata requires very little care to survive. This hardy plant can tolerate drought, low humidity, and even neglect for months at a time. However, proper drainage is essential, especially if the plant is placed in a saucer or other container that retains water.

Light

In their native habitat, they receive varying degrees of sunlight. Still, as they are popular as indoor plants, full sunlight may be too much for them to handle year-round.

Sansevieria trifasciata can tolerate low levels of light, but it does best in bright indirect sunlight. If placed in a window that receives morning or afternoon sun, the leaves may burn. If you are growing indoors, try to locate it near a window with very little direct sunlight.

Water

Like most succulents, snake plants requires little watering. Watering can be increased during the summer months when it is growing actively. During the winter months, water your Sansevieria less frequently or not at all.

Soil

Sansevieria trifasciata is native to rocky areas of tropical Africa, which have loose, well-drained soil that does not retain water. Although you can use almost any soil for this plant, it will not tolerate soggy soils or being planted in pots that do not drain well.

Fertilizer

Sansevieria require very little fertilizing as they are not heavy feeders. It is recommended that you occasionally use fertilizer during the summer growing season to maintain blooms and healthy foliage, but it is unnecessary.

Suppose you are growing sansevieria in potting soil purchased at a garden center or plant nursery. In that case, there is no need to use fertilizer. However, suppose you are using organic compost to fill your pot. In that case, you may need to add an organic fertilizer every 6-8 weeks during the summer months. Do not use chemical fertilizers, or you will risk burning your plant’s leaves.

Pests, Disease, and Common Issues

Sansevieria trifasciata is prone to few issues that may affect its health or its growth. Snails and slugs are attracted to the succulent flesh of the plant. They can be controlled with a solution of soap and water or simply hand-picking them off the plant.

Aphids and mealybugs are also attracted to this plant due to its succulent leaves. To control them, use an insecticidal soap spray or dust made from neem. Both are natural pesticides that are effective against most pests without risking damage to your plants.

The most common affliction of sansevierias is overwatering. These plants can go months without water, and too much will leave their roots soggy and prone to rotting.

Pruning

Sansevieria has visually attractive foliage, and many collectors enjoy it for its colorful appearance. However, its leaves will not grow back once they have been trimmed. Therefore, it is unnecessary to prune this plant, but it may be pruned for aesthetic reasons if a leaf burns or dies.

Propagating

Sansevieria can be propagated by dividing clumps of upright stems that have developed into individual plants or from leaf cuttings taken in spring or summer. The easiest way to divide a clump is to use a very sharp knife and slice it off at ground level. Next, use pieces with four or five upright stems each and pot them up individually.

Potting / Repotting

For Sansevierias repotting is recommended every 2-3 years to avoid crowded roots and provide enough space for the roots to grow and create new healthy tissue. Take a large pot with holes in the bottom and fill it with your favorite potting soil mix to repot Sansevieria.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Medium Shade, Partial Shade

Mature Height

18 in – 24 in

Spacing

9 in – 15 in

40 reviews for Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

  1. Monique (verified owner)

    My plant arrived neatly and securely packed and she’s beautiful. I love that Plant Vine sent me a picture of my plant before it arrived and it looks even better than the picture. She’s currently isolated by a window that receives indirect light to make sure there are no issues before integrating her with my other plants. So far I’m very pleased with Plant Vine and will order again in the future.

  2. James (verified owner)

    Nice, full plant. Very happy and pleased with my purchase!

  3. Marva R. (verified owner)

    Beautiful and healthy. Just as pictured.

  4. Robert B. (verified owner)

    Plant I haven’t seen real befor nice

  5. Gail S. (verified owner)

    Gorgeous plant. I’m a sucker for unusual sansevierias!

  6. Alexandra Drozd (verified owner)

    Very full plant. A number of outer leaves were damaged, though.

  7. Jeff Corazalla (verified owner)

    Plants came in in a timely manner, was wonderful that PlantVine monitors my local weather conditions before shipping plants to ensure a healthy delivery. Plants were packaged well with no damage, was truly pleased with them

  8. Tracy Pinson (verified owner)

  9. Kimbrough W. (verified owner)

    Absolutely gorgeous moonshine sansevieria!

  10. Constanze (verified owner)

    This plant is absolutely beautiful! So Healthy and Packed very well for shipping. Thank you for the care you take with these wonderful plants and your customers. You guy are GREAT!!! Cheers! :O)

  11. Paralee E. (verified owner)

    My Moonshine Sansevieria arrived in perfect condition. I am extremely happy with the plant I received. It was larger than I expected and has a pup.

  12. Anonymous (verified owner)

  13. Corbin Rowland (verified owner)

    This is a gorgeous plant! Thank you! 🤘🏼

  14. Dawn C. (verified owner)

    I was exceptionally impressed with my plant..and the way it was packaged!! I will definitely order again..thank you

  15. Heather S. (verified owner)

    Very healthy plant, packaged extremely well. Highly recommend!

  16. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    Wonderful and healthy I love it thank you.

  17. Latanya (verified owner)

    Received my sansevieria moonshine in excellent condition, beautiful plant!!

  18. ALFRED RAGIN (verified owner)

    So far so good. Plants look good.

  19. Nicole C. (verified owner)

    I received a photo of my plan upon notice it had been shipped to me, but the picture did not do this beauty justice! I ordered the Sansevieria ‘Moonshine’, size medium and it was so much larger than I expected. The packaging was simply, yet effective in keeping the plant in place and from being damaged. I wish all sellers sent their plants like this! Will continue to be a patron of Plant Vine.

  20. Olivia (verified owner)

    Loved that I got a photo of the plant ahead of time. Packaged well, shipped fast, and it’s a happy plant!

  21. Yolanda (verified owner)

    The plant arrived happy and healthy as they always do from this company.

  22. Dorothy Jones (verified owner)

    Arrived in great shape and it’s beautiful!

  23. Davin (verified owner)

    I’ve been looking for a moonshine snake plant and it looks amazing.

  24. Raquel (verified owner)

    I’m so happy to have this plant in my home. And I love so much that pictures of the plants are sent before shipping! I ordered 3 types of sansevieria and they all shipped together in a large box. They shipped very quickly. The plants were wrapped with paper and each had a bamboo pole to protect the leaves. There was paper and a bag to protect the soil during shipping. It’s really nice to see recyclable materials used to package the plants. Thanks so much. ^__^

  25. Tiffany (verified owner)

    My moonshine is amazing! Big broad leaves in shiny silver-green, just as pictured. Made the trip safely to PA. I’m truly impressed with how perfectly intact and well packaged they arrived.

  26. Virginia G (verified owner)

  27. Kathy M. (verified owner)

    Arrived on time and healthy

  28. Lois Patterson (verified owner)

    Very nice plant packaging was good arrived in good condition and healthy. Was not a little plant worth the money. I’m impress will be ordering more plants.

  29. Jacquelyn A. (verified owner)

    Beyond expectations!

  30. Elizabeth C. (verified owner)

    Very nice moonshine snake plant. Very well packaged and no damage to plant during shipping.

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Why others chose the Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’

I appreciate them being low maintenance. I also have a few others and is building a collection of Sanseviera!

I love this color and these are so easy to neglect!

I love this color and these are so easy to neglect!

I recently started collecting Sansevieria plants and found the Moonshine to be absolutely beautiful and wanted to add it to the collection.

I am obsessed with the structure and look of this beauty!

I am collecting different snake plants and couldn't pass this beauty by.

I just love sansevieria!! Such cool looking plants!!

Moonshine is a difficult plant to find that has more then one pup and judging from the sold picture on their website they look like a very generous size for a great price

It’s so pretty

Easy care

Wanted a different variety of the snake plant.

Can’t find this anywhere.

Moonshine is a beautiful Sansevieria that I do not yet have in my collection and it has also been difficult to find so I was very happy when I found it at Plantvine.

Moonshine is a beautiful Sansevieria that I do not yet have in my collection and it has also been difficult to find so I was very happy when I found it at Plantvine.

Moonshine is a beautiful Sansevieria that I do not yet have in my collection and it has also been difficult to find so I was very happy when I found it at Plantvine.

I have low light in my house but love having plants, this should be great.