Snake Plant

{ Sansevieria Zeylanica; Mother-in-law's tongue; Viper's bowstring hemp }


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About Zey

Zey originally heralds from central Africa and, ever since, has gathered a whole host of rich nicknames, including "Snake plant", "Viper's Bowstring hemp". "Saint George's Sword" and "Mother-in-law's tongue". Like his sister Susie, Zey is truly the beginner's houseplant, but that's not to say he's boring. His magical benefits include, so say some, being able to help you sleep better.


Current height including plastic pot: 50-60cm; Pot width: 17cm

Kept in its current pot, he shouldn't grow much more than 20cm taller. This growth will be directly upwards so it's a good one for narrow spaces.


Happy in almost any light condition, but he'll grow best if in bright light.


This plant is practically indesctructible, unless it has been overwatered.

Health benefits

NASA recommended this plant in its famous clean air study for its natural capacity to remove toxins from its immediate environment. And, while most plants take away oxygen at night, this one gives it off during night hours, making it perfect for the bedroom.

Looking after this plant

During spring and summer months, keep the plant's soil moist, but not wet, about once every 10-14 days. Over winter, allow it to dry out completely before watering moderately. As a general rule, this means once a month or so.

Living with pets and children

If ingested, can cause upset stomach among dogs and cats so best to keep it out of their reach.

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