Snake Plant Laurentii


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Snake Plant Laurentii 1 ½ ft tall Medium Plant Only


Pot style:

Plant Only

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 gift for the garden-challenged. It is also a terrific air purifier, making it a healthy and attractive addition to any indoor space.

Nursery Pot ⌀: 6"

  • Approximately 1.5 in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf
  • Botanical name: Sansevieria trifasciata
  • Also commonly known as: Mother-in-Law's Tongue
  • Native to tropical western Africa
  • Live, fully grown, healthy plant · Grown in the USA
  • Careful with pets · Learn More

*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

Care Essentials


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


Water sparingly, prefers to dry out between waterings

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

Obsessed with this plants 😍

Judith C.

Verified Buyer

June 05, 2024

Salida, CA

Questions about the Snake Plant Laurentii

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 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.

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.

Can snake plants grow in low light conditions?

Yes, snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) are tolerant of low light conditions and can thrive in a variety of lighting conditions, including low light. They are often referred to as "mother-in-law's tongue" because of their long, pointed leaves and are known for their ability to tolerate neglect.

However, while snake plants can survive in low light, they will generally grow best in bright, indirect light. They can also tolerate some direct sunlight, but it is essential to avoid exposing them to strong, direct sunlight for extended periods, as this can cause the leaves to turn yellow or brown.

If you are growing your snake plant in a low-light location, allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering, as snake plants are prone to root rot if they are kept too moist. Also, be aware that snake plants grown in low light may grow more slowly and produce fewer offsets (baby plants) than those grown in brighter light.

Can snake plants be grown outdoors?

Yes, snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) can be grown outdoors in some climates. They are native to West Africa and are well-suited to hot, dry conditions, making them a good choice for outdoor cultivation in desert or Mediterranean-type climates.

However, snake plants are not frost-tolerant and should be protected from freezing temperatures. In areas with cold winters, snake plants should be grown in containers that can be brought indoors when temperatures drop.

When growing snake plants outdoors, choose a location with well-draining soil and provide plenty of sunlight, as snake plants prefer bright, indirect light. Water your snake plant regularly, but allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering to prevent root rot.

It's also a good idea to protect your snake plant from strong winds, as the leaves can be brittle and may break if they are subjected to too much wind. Overall, snake plants are relatively low-maintenance plants that are well-suited to outdoor cultivation in the right conditions.

Do snake plants produce flowers?

Yes, snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata) can produce flowers, although they are not known for their showy blooms. Snake plants produce small, greenish-white flowers that are typically borne on tall, narrow spikes. The flowers are fragrant and are pollinated by moths.

However, it is relatively uncommon for snake plants to flower, especially when grown indoors. Snake plants are primarily grown for their attractive, elongated leaves, which can range in color from deep green to variegated green and white.

If your snake plant does produce flowers, you can encourage more blooms by providing it with bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. You should also fertilize your snake plant during the growing season with a balanced plant food to promote healthy growth and flowering.

Keep in mind that snake plants are relatively slow-growing and may take several years to produce flowers, even under optimal growing conditions. If your snake plant is not producing flowers, don't be discouraged – it will still make a beautiful addition to your home or garden with its striking foliage.

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.

What's included with the plant when it's delivered as a gift?

Every gift order includes the plant and pot set, simple care instructions to keep the plant happy and healthy. Gift orders are also covered under our 45-day guarantee and our Plant Doctor program, which means the recipient can message us anytime for plant care support. Being a new plant parent can have its ups and downs, but we make sure our plants are simple to care for and easy to love!

What makes Léon & George different from other online plant shops?

We’ve made it our mission to provide the highest quality of products and the highest quality of experiences to our customers. 

Exceptional Products

When you shop with Léon & George, you receive hand-selected, California grown greenery which has been carefully inspected for quality, beauty, and size. We source our plants from local growers that we trust. Every Léon & George plant is trimmed, cleaned, styled, and treated with our own all-natural soap, fertilizers and insecticides, in-house.

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. The plants are potted for optimal airflow and drainage, and finished with decorative preserved forest moss.

Our plant care items are formulated in-house and produced locally using all natural ingredients and time-tested recipes.

Excellent Service

Every plant set is processed swiftly and securely shipped in custom-engineered insulated packaging.

Local delivery in Southern California epitomizes a frictionless experience, with streamlined communication and exemplary customer service as our team delivers and places your plant in your desired location and takes away any unwanted wrapping materials. 

A Lifetime of Support

We offer free lifetime access to our Plant Doctor service, through which our team members of master gardeners and horticulture experts are available to offer any necessary plant care support you may require. 

Try our service and experience the Léon & George difference. Our commitment to quality is our legend, and it’s how we’ve become the foremost industry leader in greenery.

Can I order now and schedule delivery for a later date?

Yes you can!

At checkout you can select if you'd like your order to be sent right away or at a later date. This will come in handy if you'll be traveling or are planning for a special occasion.


Will you ship my plants during winter?

We take extra precautions to make sure your order arrives in the best condition. This includes monitoring weather conditions, adding extra layers of protection to packages, and minimizing potential exposure to extreme cold.

Orders shipping to the East Coast may be held to ship on Mondays and Tuesdays to ensure the shortest transit time possible. In cases of extreme weather, we may hold your order until conditions improve. In these cases, you will be notified of the delay and the new projected ship date. Our 45 Day Guarantee is here for you and damages sustained by cold weather during transit or delivery will be promptly addressed by our team.

What's included with each plant set?

When you purchase a plant from Léon & George, you're getting a lot more than just a plant. Here's what's included with each of our sets:

  • Hand-selected, California-grown greenery, inspected for quality, beauty, and size. A plant that's trimmed, cleaned, styled, and treated with all-natural soap and insecticide.
  • Fitting to a handmade, 100% ceramic pot. Each plant is potted for optimal airflow and drainage, and our ceramics are fully water sealed which means they won't damage your floors. Plant sets are finished with decorative preserved forest moss.
  • Optional handmade wood stands crafted with teak or mahogany wood and finished with a non-VOC natural oil finish. Our stands also include felt pads to protect your floors. Upon arrival, easy care instructions for your plant.
  • Lifetime access to our Plant Doctors for any necessary plant care support along the way.

What is your 45-day guarantee all about?

We want to assure you that anyone can be a successful plant owner. Our plants are all easy to care for and come with foolproof care instructions. It takes a little practice to develop a green thumb, but if the plant dies within your first 45 days, we'll replace it!

> Read through our 45 Day Guarantee terms to see how it works.

Do you sell plants without a ceramic pot?

Yes, you can see our plant selection by clicking here.

The plants come with their nursery pot, our 45-day guarantee, and plant doctor access.


How are your plants different from the ones at local nurseries, or big-box retailers?

Léon & George is not your typical plant shop. We make it possible for you to get the interior design look you've seen in your favorite magazines and design blogs, without the hassle of buying and matching separate greenery, planters, and stands. We do this by pairing each plant with a custom planter designed to fit your space and meet your plant's needs for healthy growth.

We use only the highest quality greens, sourced from growers who are kind to their crops! That means our plants are never rushed, shocked, or treated with harmful chemicals. We're willing to wait longer—and pay our suppliers more—to get the best products available. And we pass the benefits on to you, our customers: premium greenery that will complement your home decor and look phenomenal for years to come.

What is the status of my order?

You can check your order’s status by heading to My Account and selecting the correct order. You can also find more information in the confirmation email receipt sent to you at the time of your order. If you did not receive a confirmation email, check your spam folder or contact us at [email protected]. We’re happy to help!

Why didn't I receive my order confirmation email?

Don't panic! Your order is probably in the works and will be confirmed shortly. Double check your spam folder. The email confirmation is sent from [email protected]

If you have any questions or concerns about your selections, you can always contact us at [email protected] and we can resend your confirmation email. In the meantime, check out these delightful plant puns from our friends at Thought Catalog.

What if I travel somewhere – will my indoor plants die?

Not necessarily, especially if you plan ahead a bit. If you're going away for a week or less, there should be no problem if you soak the soil in advance. And if you're going away for longer check out our blog post or send us an email at [email protected] and we'll give you instructions for prepping your plant for the long haul.

Your plants look so perfect in the pictures… Are they real?!

Yes! Our plants are 100% real, which means that they'll need a little TLC to keep growing. But thanks to our plant care and design team, they'll be styled, nurtured, and primed for life indoors before they arrive at your door. And we promise, if you're kind to your plants, they'll return the favor! Learn about the health benefits of spending time around plants.

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