Asked by: Alvera Hipperhome and garden landscaping
Is mother in law tongue a cactus?
Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
Snake Plant (Mother-in-Law's Tongue) Profile.
|Botanical Name||Sansevieria trifasciata|
|Hardiness Zones||9 through 11|
|Native Area||Tropical West Africa|
Click to see full answer.
Subsequently, one may also ask, is mother in laws tongue a succulent?
Mother-in-law's tongue is one of the easiest houseplants. The plants have rootstocks, out of which thick, tall, sword-like shape leaves with succulent characteristics grow. The name, Mother-in-law's tongue, refers to the pointed tips of the leaves, which symbolises the sharp tongue of the Mother-in-law!
Likewise, how often should you water mother in law's tongue? Err on the side of underwatering or watering only when the soil is dry to the touch. Constantly watering this plant will rot the roots and eventually kill it. Watering once a month is best. It's far easier to bring a dry plant back to life than an overwatered one.
Moreover, is snake plant a cactus?
Snake plants are sensitive to water and prone to root rot, so it's important to plant them in soil that drains well. Commercial succulent or cactus soil is great for them because it has added sand that helps with drainage. It is one of the best soil mixes on the market.
Does mother in laws tongue flower?
Yes, they do. Though mother-in-laws tongue flowers are extremely rare, these hardy houseplants can have flowers.