Entries Tagged as 'Sansevieria Trifasciata'

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Why Plant Leaves Fold

folded leaf spider nest by mycocortex TheGardenLady received this question from Jim. I believe my snake plant is underwatered. The leaves are folding in half length-wise. I have probably underwatered in fear of overwatering. Any suggestions for bringing my snake plant back without overwatering it? Snake plant or Sansevieria is a tough plant that has […]

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

What to do with a Big Sansevieria

Sanseviera by Phlora TheGardenLady received this question from Ellen. I was given a re-potted [Mother-in-law’s tongue] plant. It is so  tall that I am having difficulty finding a place to put it. Can the plant be cut off or will it die? There are many kinds of Sansevieria, Mother-in-law’s tongue plants, and some can grow […]

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Do Sansevierias Grow Outdoors in New Zealand?

Cooktown Trip (Group 28) – An Environmental Disaster – Mother in-law’s Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata) (Snake Plant) by emblatame (Ron) TheGardenLady received this question from Pauline. Does [Sanseveria] grow outside? I live in New Zealand. (Auckland) Depending on which of the approx 70 different species of Sansevieria you are interested in growing will determine where they […]

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Where To Buy Sansevieria, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue

Sansevieria – Mother-in-law tongue or Snake Plant by Green Acres Nursery TheGardenLady received this question from Glen. Where can I find a mother-in-law’s tongue to buy? Generally you should be able to buy Sansevieria – common name is Mother-in-Law’s Tongue – at your local nurseries or garden centers that sell indoor plants. If you cannot […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Is your mother-in-law tongue plant harmful?

TheGardenLady received this question from Chery. Is the aroma produced from the blooms of your mother-in-law’s tongue plant harmful? As far as TheGardenLady is concerned, she enjoys the fragrances of flowering plants and does not believe any of them are harmful. She loves the fragrance of the Sansevieria, Mother-in -law’s tongue plant. Fortunately, TheGardenLady has […]

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Taking Care of Your Mother-In-Law’s Tongue Plant

TheGardenLady received this question from Donna: I have a  that is turning yellow. I have had it for over ten years and it’s been in the same pot since. It has always done well, but here recently it is becoming sick. There hasn’t been any change to it to cause it. Any suggestions? Since you […]