Laurentii Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata 'Laurentii')

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Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): snake plant, sansevieria, mother-in-laws tongue, variegated snake plant, devil€™s tongue, African spear, bow string hemp, bowstring hemp, Laurentii snake plant

Description: Long, narrow, thick leaves with yellow margins and mottled green centers that protrude directly from the ground. Flowers rarely, white or cream flowers grow on a long flower stalk. 

Light: Bright, indirect light. Can tolerate both low light and some gentle sun.

Water: Water when dry. Drought tolerant.

Origins: Native to Africa and India.

Other Interesting Facts: Sansevieria trifasciata has been an incredibly important plant used for centuries to produce high-quality cordage for the making of rope, baskets, bowstrings, and many other products. Part of the Asparagus (Asparagaceae) family. Recently reclassified to genus Dracaena.


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