YOU’LL BREATHE EASIER WITH THIS EASY CARE FAVORITE
Perhaps you call it the Snake Plant, or maybe Mother-In-Law’sTongue. Some call it “Bowstring Hemp,” as it had actually been used to make bowstrings. Whatever you call it, the Sansevieria Trifasciata is famous for being wonderfully unique, blissfully hardy and even a clean air provider for interior spaces. (Yes, it’s true! NASA research has proven Snake Plants cleanse the air inside your home, removing such toxins as formaldehyde and benzene. That’s why so many folks have a Snake Plant or two in their bedrooms.
The Snake Plant has long, architectural leaves that can grow up to 6 feet in height. They’re darker green in the center with an outline of pale green around the edges. Green/white blooms come out during the spring.
Great for container gardening, this plant prefers partial shade. Caring for these plants is straightforward and perfect for those with less than “green thumbs.” You can neglect these (please don’t!) for weeks at a time and they’ll still look fresh. Additionally, they can survive low light levels, drought and have few insect problems. Do note, however, that if ingested, they can be harmful to pets and children. In all other ways, this is the perfect houseplant.