I'll keep you all posted. It was so unpleasantly strong & the odour made me feel ill. How to Grow Sansevieria Outdoors. An upright form, it has slender leaves that are heavily streaked in green and white. On Jul 8, 2012, Harmicky from (Zone 9b) wrote: I'd like to point out an error in several members' comments on this species. Much like the aloe plant, the snake plant contains saponins which foam when exposed to bodily fluids. It is regularly a best-seller on our website. Snake Plant can be found with pale silver-green foliage as with Sansevieria 'Moonshine'. Me however, I am not taking any chances! Visitors comment about it's "intersting leaves, size and age (52)". Water only sparingly during winter months to prevent rot, otherwise when the soil becomes dry. On Sep 13, 2008, motherinlaw from Fort Smith, AR wrote: Perhaps there is some confusion with sansevieria, and diffenbachia (also called dumb-cane), which can paralize the vocal cords. Dieffenbachia, however, a cat will go for in a New York minute so should never be around cats or children! This is the only plant he bothers and leaves in shreds. The roots are long, horizontal carrot like shoots that start a new plant wherever they get broken. I have recommended this plant to the many people that stop in and tell me they can't grow anything. Does well in both locations. Houseplant of my elderly lady with whom i was charged of caring for in exchange for rent. I have held one prisoner for years in a pot in the yard. These plants are survivors even if you are a self-confessed “plant killer”. I've also seen it growing in huge concrete urns in the Bahamas (direct tropical sun, 110°F, salt spray & hurricanes). Maybe it is too overcrowded? Air-Cleaning Properties. Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats. On Jul 10, 2006, Silver_Wolf from Broomfield, CO wrote: Debbiewake, the plant you describe that your Mother gave you is a "Pregnant Plant" also known as Mother of Thousands or Mexican Hat Plant (Bryophyllum daigremontianum). Only lost a minor amount of tongues. We had cats at home and I've always had at least one cat as an adult and never experienced any problems. . I keep them outdoors until it gets about 40 at night then put them in the greenhouse. Needless to say, I rescued it, have divided it many times with great success, passed it's babies all over, and it graced me with beautiful white flowers this summer for the first time. Family: Agavaceae. On Jul 23, 2014, dvcmck from white oak, PA (Zone 6b) wrote: Have several cultivars of trifasciata and have grown them all for years. Not many of the usual pests like them! They can be grown outdoors in USDA growing zones 9-11 where the weather is warm all year long. For many years I myself hated the look of this plant (I’m born in 1974). For the smaller Punk variety, water the plant once a month straight into the soil rather than on the leaves and don’t let the soil stay too soggy. In a well-lit spot, new shoots can grow to a height of approximately 60cm plus! It only requires watering every two weeks in summer, and can even survive in low levels of light. I recently propagated it for the first time and the little guys are doing well. The small white flowers that it produces are very fragrant. It has a place of prominence on the floor in our kitchen dinning area (southeast exposure). We've always had cats and occaisionally a dog none showed interest in the plant. On Dec 6, 2008, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote: I noticed a note below that Sansevierias will kill cats if eaten by them. Currently, at the tallest point, this plant is about 4 feet tall. Sansevieria was one of the top performers! These plants are slow-growing and architecturally stunning. Do not keep this plant in the same house as small children or cats. On Feb 18, 2019, dylanjgregory from Salt Lake City, UT wrote: This is an awesome plant hard to kill. As these fall from the plant, many "babys" produced in the soil below. Some minor leaf cracking is also common. I thought it smelled strange, not pleasant but not repelling, and after a few minutes I got a terrible headache. Sansevieria zeylanica, more commonly identified as bowstring hemp, is an evergreen perennial plant. Anyway, if you love it, grow it but keep it contained and away from pets trapped inside -- they lack common sense where eating plants is concerned. [[email protected]]. My mom said that when she first saw the plant it had beautiful purple flowers on it. What’s great is Snake Plants are easy to care for as long as you don’t over water. Best to keep it indoors carefully (reportedly poisonous) where it dosn't spread! 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