Also nicknamed “Mother in Law’s Tongue”, the snake plant is one of the most popular houseplants for good reasons. It seldom needs to be watered, it can tolerate even the darkest corner of a room, can be incorporated into outdoor landscaping, and is overall one of the most beginner friendly options. On top of all its best qualities, the snake plant can withstand cool temperatures and the dry weather than comes with the temperature drops of fall and winter.
LIGHT: Flexible, tolerates dark corners or bright windows.
WATER: Seldom, proportional to light level. Do not overwater.
TEMPERATURE: Flexible, with 50°F as an absolute minimum.
SAFETY: Toxic to dogs, cats, and humans when ingested. Please be mindful before growing around pets or small children.
FERTILIZER: Monthly during active growth.
PROPAGATION: Cuttings, Offsets.