Snake Plant

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


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About Susie

Our Susie 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". She is truly the beginner's houseplant, but that's not to say she's boring. Her magical benefits include, so say some, being able to help you sleep better.


Our Susies come in four different sizes:
Height: 20-40cm: Pot width: 12cm
Height: 50-60cm; Pot width: 17cm
Height: 70-80cm; Pot width: 21cm
Height: 100-120cm; Pot width: 35cm

(All plant heights are measured from the base of the pot)


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


This plant is practically indestructible, 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.

Watering and feeding

During spring and summer months, keep the plant's soil moist, but not wet, watering about once every two to three weeks. Over winter, allow it to dry out completely before watering moderately. As a general rule, this means once a month or so. Make sure that Susie isn't sitting in water, she hates wet feet.

Living with pets and children

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