Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii' 'Magic Sword'
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Sansevieria trifasciata 'Magic Sword' - Native to Africa, these plants are relatively rare and hard to find. Sansevieria makes a great house plant and tolerates most light exposures. If planted outdoors, protect Sansevieria from direct sunlight. Stiff, upright foliage grows from 18 inches to 4 feet tall. In summertime, Sansevieria produces fragrant white to green flowers. Allow soil to dry out between watering. Sansevieria is drought resistant and does not need water in winter.

All are easy-to-grow, double-duty (indoors or outdoors), exotic-looking plants that thrive on neglect. Sansevierias can be used with equal effectiveness as an accent plant or in mass in planters or beds. If there was ever a bulletproof plant, this is it. Can be grown in high light, deep shade, and everywhere in between. Tolerates low humidity. Tolerates low water and feeding. Tolerates being root bound. Few if any plants are as foolproof to grow.


Sansevieria are succulent plants, and need a well-drained soil. Sansevieria are great and hardy house plants in the United States. You do not have to have a green thumb to grow a Sansevieria. Sansevieria are native to Africa and come in several forms. Sansevieria are the plants commonly known as Snake Plants or Mother in Law's tongue. Sansevieria are extremely long lived plants and can live for generations. They may also function well as cleaners of indoor air, removing harmful pollutants. Anyone looking for a lush, vibrant and interesting plant to add to their indoor garden is sure to be pleased with any variety of the Sansevieria.

Name Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii' 'Magic Sword'
Common Names Snake Plant, Mother -in- Law's Tongue
Grow Zone 9
Light Conditions Full Shade,Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Low
PH Level 4.5-8.5
Minimum Height 3 feet
Maximum Height 4 feet
Growth Habit Moderate
Bloom Period Mid Summer
Bloom Color Cream ,Tan
Fragrant No
Best Grown In Accent Plant, Houseplant
Scientific Name Sansevieria trifasciata
Class Liliopsida
Family Ruscaceae
Genus Sansevieria
Species trifasciata
Cultivar Laurentii
Salt Tolerance High
Grow Zone 9
Grow Zones
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by Berny
on 1/27/2013
I have some of these plants with the golden edge but they are sending up non golden edged suckers and nowhere in this article isa this mentioned or is there a remedy sadly.
Tnx Berny
by Jill
on 4/22/2011
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