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Sansevieria cylindrica/Mother-in-Law's Tongue

Sansevieria cylindrica / Sansevieria cylindrica
Stiff, rod-like foliage
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Stiff, rod-like foliage

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Pots of this stiff-leaved mother-in-law's tongue

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Scientific Name: Sansevieria cylindrica
Common Name: Mother-in-Law's Tongue
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a long lived tropical that produces off-shoots and is especially effective growing in large containers or in indoor landscapes and other places where freezing temperatures do not occur. This plant is thought by many to bring health and longevity of life. Leaves are tall and thick. The cultivar 'Skyline' is reported to be an especially good selection to grow in containers and in interior plantscapes.