Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Metallica’

Snake Plant

The iconic Snake Plant with a twist. Sansevieria trifasciata Metallica is an elegant and almost unkillable choice for any well lit indoor space.

Sansevieria trifasciata Metallica forms dense groups of slender metallic grey green leaves like silver scythes.

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Origin: S. India, Sri Lanka
Genus: Sansevieria
Species / Cultivar: zeylanica
Common Name: Snake Plant
Synonym: Dracaena zeylanica

Plant Biography

Native to South East Asia, this succulent has become an incredibly popular choice of houseplants for its sleek, modern appearance and easy to care for nature.

Unlike many succulents which have adapted to arid environments by staying short and wide, the foliage of Sansevieria grows remarkably upright. Each of these vertical shoots of foliage are said to resemble the figure of a snake, hence the common name ‘Snake Plant’.

The Sansevieria ‘Metallica’ is a rarer cultivar of the popular Sansevieria trifasciata.

Sansevieria 'Metallica'
Temperature: >7°C
Temperature range at which this plant is healthiest and grows best.

Expert Tip

Snake Plants thrive on neglect, just make sure not to overwater it! Otherwise, it can survive in most lighting conditions and can survive without watering for prolonged periods of time.
Care & Size Guidance

Care & Size Guidance

Snake Plants are a brilliant choice for both new and seasoned plant owners alike, providing impressive towering vertical forms whilst being one of the easiest plants to look after.

Though it tolerates shade, it is at its best in well lit environments. Nonetheless, it is a slow growing plant in any lighting conditions.

Water when the soil has dried out several centimetres, allowing it to dry out further in winter months, never left sitting in moisture.

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