- Drought Tolerant Rare Plant
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Well-Draining Succulent Soil
- Mature Height 12-18 inches
The Gold Flame Snake plant, sometimes called “mother-in-law’s tongue”, is a beautiful houseplant with minimal care requirements. It is native to tropical western Africa and can tolerate periods of both low water and sunlight. This plant has lance-like sharp, slender leaves without stems. The leaves are dark green with light horizontal stripes and striking yellow vertical stripes.
Best Locations For Growing Gold Flame Snake Plant
This plant is adaptable to a wide range of conditions. The Gold Flame Snake plant is a good choice for practically any room in your home or office. It can also be placed under a shaded patio during the summertime. Since it can tolerate a bit of neglect, these plants can be placed where you might forget to water them from time to time.
Gold Flame Snake Plant Sunlight Requirements
The Gold Flame Snake plant is best grown in warm, bright locations but can tolerate shade. This plant would do well in any bright spot in your house, especially near a south-facing window with a sheer curtain on it. Make sure to protect it from hot afternoon sunlight, especially if on a patio in the summer.
Gold Flame Snake Plant Care
Gold Flame is a great low-maintenance indoor plant. It can tolerate a wide range of environmental conditions. Like many houseplants, the Gold Flame Snake Plant may be placed in a shady outdoor location in the summer. They are easy to propagate by leaf cuttings or by dividing offsets.
Watering Gold Flame Snake Plant
Overwatering often leads to root rot, so make sure to let this plant dry out completely before watering it. Water your Gold Flame Snake plant regularly during its growing season (spring and summer). Try to avoid pouring water directly into the rosette in the center of the plant where new growth occurs.
Feeding Gold Flame Snake Plant
Fertilize this plant with an all-purpose, balanced fertilizer every one to two months during the growing season.
Gold Flame Snake Plant Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
|Care Requirements: Easy
|Watering Requirements: Below Average - Let the soil dry completely, then, water deeply.
|Pet Friendly: No
|Kid Friendly: No
|Air Purifier: Moderate
|Growth Rate: Slow
|Mature Height: 12-18 inches
|Mature Spread: 6 inches
|Flower Color(s): Orange, Yellow
|Flower Shade/Description: Yellow to Orange
|Foliage Type: Variegated
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Yellow
|Foliage Description: Variegated, Dark Green with Yellow-Green, Vertical Stripes
|Temperature: 65° - 80°F (18° - 27°C)
|Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
|Common Name: Gold Flame Snake Plant
|Other Name(s): Mother-In-Law's Tongue
|Scientific Name: Sansevieria trifasciata 'Gold Flame'
|Plant Type: House Plant
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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