Sansevieria trifasciata is native to Nigeria and tropical Africa. A perfect plant for beginners. It will grow in bright sunshine or shade, withstand dry air, draughts and periods without water, and it rarely needs re-potting. 'Black Diamond' has almost black colouring and blades are wide.
Delivered in tissue paper and raffia wrapping.
Pot: 12cm in diameter.
Size: Approximately 50cm from base of pot.
Temperature: Average warmth, between 15 and 23°C. Minimum 10°C for a short period.
Light: Bright light with some sun preferred, but will grow in shade.
Water: Water moderately from spring to autumn, allowing compost to dry out between waterings. In winter water every 1-2 months. Avoid wetting the heart of the plant.