10 Dwarf Mother-In-Law Tongue Plants in 3 Gallon Pot
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S. trifasciata 'Hahnii' is a low-growing (6 in/15 cm) variety. Its compact, rosette form gives it the common name Bird's Nest Sansevieria.
These plants are among the toughest of all houseplants--they can withstand virtually any conditions, from dark to bright. The only way to surely kill them is to over water or never water at all.
Sansevierias have a rich history of folklore and new science. These plants have a rich history of cultivation. In China, it was kept as a treasured houseplant because the Eight Gods bestowed their eight virtues on those who grew them. These virtues include long life, prosperity, intelligence, beauty, art, poetry, health and strength. The plants were kept near the entrances inside the home so that the eight virtues could pass through in a manner pre-Feng Shui. These plants also were placed in fine restaurants, herbalists, acupuncturists, doctor's offices, accountant's offices, banks, shrines, monasteries, and even in rice paddies. Sansevierias were grown and cherished well before the Chinese ti plant (Dracaena spp.) also known as the Good Luck Bamboo.
An interesting research program has been done by NASA using a few selected plants (one is Sansevieria) for air purification and to curb "Sick Building Syndrome."
While you're enjoying this fantastic decorative plant, it's working very hard. Mother-in-law's tongue (sanseveria) does everything it can to sort out the humidity in your home, so that your skin, eyes and airways can also enjoy the plant. It converts poisonous substances into oxygen. And it's also incredibly strong and easy to care for. This desert plant has a readily adapted to life in the living room. If you happen to be going on a business trip to Korea soon, it's handy to know that business partners are welcomed there with these stylish spikes. In African countries you often come across baskets made from the leaves of mother-in-law's tongue.
Includes 10 plants
3 gallon pot (black plastic)
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