Snake Plant Laurentii


Snake Plant Laurentii
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Snake Plant Laurentii 2 ½ – 3 ft tall Large Mid-Century



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Easy Care

Beginners. The Snake Plant Laurentii is a resilient plant, perfect for beginners

45-day Guarantee

Living plants need time to adapt to changing conditions. If your plant doesn't settle in comfortably within the first 45 days, we'll replace it.

Made to Order

Each and every order is hand-selected, inspected for health, treated for insects, pruned, cleaned and staged in your choice of planter.

Green Shipping

Experience our custom-designed packaging, crafted for the safe and sustainable transit of your plants. Shipped via FedEx, UPS, and USPS, we ensure expedited delivery with package tracking, arriving in just 1 to 6 days. At checkout, customize your delivery by selecting a preferred shipping date to suit your schedule. Our packaging is innovatively designed to secure your plant and planter, minimizing soil displacement and guaranteeing your new green addition arrives in immaculate condition. Dedicated to environmental stewardship, our packagings are 99% recyclable, striving towards a greener delivery process.

Califiornia Sourced

Your orders are prepared in our workshops in Los Angeles, CA.
All our plants are grown in California under ideal conditions and responsibly.
We prioritize for our pots and accessories handmade craftsmanship.

Plant Doctor

Our houseplants are unique, and so are you. Each of our green plants is pampered and delivered with care. Our Plant Doctor is available for personalized and ongoing support to keep your houseplant thriving and looking great.

Plant Details & Size

The Snake Plant is a large succulent and thus extremely adaptable and low maintenance – the perfect starter plant. It is also a terrific air purifier, making it a healthy and attractive addition to any indoor space.

  • Approximately 2.5 - 3 feet in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf
  • Botanical name: Sansevieria laurentii
  • Also commonly known as: Mother-in-Law's Tongue
  • Native to tropical western Africa
  • Live, fully grown, healthy plant · Grown in the USA

*Please note that plants are grown naturally and can vary in height ± 10%. If you're looking for a specific height, please reach out and we'd be happy to help.

Is This the Right Plant for You?

Its name comes from the long sturdy leaf blades reminiscent of a snake rising out of the ground. The plant can handle weeks of neglect and still maintain its strong architectural shape, so it’s recommended for nearly everyone.

Difficulty: Beginners

The Snake Plant Laurentii is a resilient plant, perfect for beginners


Careful with pets.
The plant may cause mild irritation if ingested.


Prefers medium to bright indirect light, but adaptable to less light · View Light Guide

Pot Design & Size

Meticulously hand-crafted ceramic cylinders, designed specifically for your plants to thrive. Wood stands are handcrafted from reclaimed wood and finished with natural oil.

Plants remain in their plastic grow containers which are placed inside the waterproof ceramic pots, and slightly elevated on foam blocks.

Construction and details
  • Sized to fit 10" grower pots with extra room for drainage
  • Glazed inside and out, completely waterproof
  • No drainage hole, plant should be staged, ideal for indoor or outdoor use
  • Elevated by a sleek wood stand - teak wood for the light and dark stained options, mahogany wood for the black stained option
  • Finished with non-toxic, non-VOC oil

Care Essentials


Prefers medium to bright indirect light, but adaptable to less light · View Light Guide


Water sparingly, prefers to dry out between waterings

Care Guide

More information can be found in the Snake Plant Laurentii.


Our Mid-Century collection pairs high-fire ceramic pots with reclaimed wood stands, offering a nod to classic design with a focus on sustainability. Teak is used for light and dark stands, while black stands feature durable mahogany, underscoring our commitment to sophisticated indoor gardening and environmental responsibility. Designed and engineered with form and function in mind, these pieces are perfectly sized, water sealed, surface safe, and made from non-toxic materials.

What's included

When you purchase a plant from Léon & George, each order is prepared with the utmost care and service:

  • Sourced from top California growers
  • Hand-selected for health, shape and beauty
  • Cleaned and shined with our own all-natural soaps
  • Trimmed and pruned for blemishes
  • Inspected and treated with systemic bug protection
  • Soil is topped with preserved forest moss or pebbles for a refined finished touch
  • Carefully wrapped, packed and sealed for their journey to you

When ordered with a ceramic pot, your set is assembled with our staging method for optimal airflow and drainage. Léon & George plants are fitted into the highest quality of small batch, hand-finished stoneware ceramic pots, which are renowned for their high-fire, waterproof, ultra-strong material.

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customer reviews for the Snake Plant Laurentii

Nell P.

Verified Buyer

June 30, 2024

New York, NY


My large snake plant not only looks beautiful in my master bathroom but it truly makes it look like a fancy spa and sanctuary! Love it!

Angela S.

Verified Buyer

August 31, 2023

Elk Grove, CA

Website easy to navigate, customer service excellent, plants well-packed and vibrant . . . delightful!

Gwendolyn F.

Verified Buyer

August 12, 2023

New York, NY

Beautiful Snake plant

Arrived quickly and in very good condition. Snakes has settled in well!

Laurie B.

Verified Buyer

June 07, 2023

Newport, RI

I need a discount

I love the plants but some are a bit pricey. Wish you had a discount on some of the plants.

Glenn H.

Verified Buyer

April 12, 2023

Rosedale , NY

How much light does a Snake Plant need?

Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) are tolerant of a wide range of lighting conditions and can survive in low light, making them a good choice for locations with limited natural light. However, they will generally grow best in bright, indirect light and can also tolerate some direct sunlight.

If you are growing your snake plant indoors, a spot near an east- or west-facing window is generally a good choice. Snake plants can also be grown under fluorescent lights or in a greenhouse.

If you are growing your snake plant outdoors, choose a location with bright, indirect light or dappled shade. Avoid exposing your snake plant to strong, direct sunlight for extended periods of time, as this can cause the leaves to yellow or brown.

It's a good idea to keep an eye on your snake plant and observe how it is growing. If the leaves start to yellow or turn brown, it may be getting too much light and you may need to move it to a location with less direct sun. On the other hand, if the leaves are pale or elongated, it may not be getting enough light and you may need to move it to a brighter location.

Overall, snake plants are relatively low-maintenance plants that are easy to care for and will thrive in a wide range of lighting conditions.

How tall can a Snake Plant grow?

Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) are relatively slow-growing plants that typically reach a height of about 5 feet when grown indoors. However, they can occasionally grow taller, especially if grown in optimal conditions.

Outdoors, snake plants can potentially grow even taller, reaching a height of up to 6 feet or more in some cases. However, the size of a snake plant will depend on various factors, including the growing conditions, the pot's size, and the plant's age.

If you want to control the height of your snake plant, you can trim off the top of the plant to encourage it to grow more horizontally.

Overall, snake plants are relatively low-maintenance plants that are easy to care for and will thrive in a wide range of conditions. They are known for their attractive, elongated leaves and are a popular choice for indoor gardens.

How do I repot a snake plant?

To repot a snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata), follow these steps:

  1. Choose a new pot slightly larger than the old one, with drainage holes in the bottom.

  2. Water the snake plant the day before you plan to repot it to make the soil easier to work with.

  3. Gently remove the snake plant from its old pot by turning it upside down and gently pulling it on the base of the plant. If the plant is difficult to remove, you can try gently loosening the soil around the edges of the pot with a trowel or your fingers.

  4. Shake off any excess soil from the roots of the plant.

  5. Fill the bottom of the new pot with a layer of fresh potting soil.

  6. Place the snake plant in the new pot and fill in around the roots with more potting soil. Be sure to leave enough space between the top of the soil and the rim of the pot to allow for watering.

  7. Water the plant thoroughly to help settle the soil around the roots.

  8. If the plant is very pot-bound (the roots are growing in a dense mass), you may need to gently tease the roots apart to encourage new growth.

It's a good idea to repot your snake plant every few years or whenever the roots have outgrown the pot. Be sure to choose a pot slightly larger than the old one to give the roots plenty of room to grow. Snake plants prefer well-draining soil and should not be allowed to sit in standing water, so be sure to use a pot with drainage holes in the bottom.

Check out our Deluxe Repotting Kit to make repotting super easy.

Does a Snake Plant clean the air?

Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) are often cited as effective at cleaning indoor air. Like many plants, snake plants are able to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen through the process of photosynthesis. This can help to improve the air quality in your home or office.

Additionally, snake plants have been shown to have the ability to filter out certain toxins and pollutants from the air. A study published in the Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science found that snake plants were effective at removing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene from the air.

While snake plants can be beneficial for air purification, it is important to remember that no single plant can completely clean the air in a room or home. The best approach to improving indoor air quality is to use a combination of plants and other strategies such as ventilation, air purifiers, and non-toxic cleaning products.

Overall, snake plants are attractive and low-maintenance plants that can be a good choice for improving the air quality in your home or office.

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