Gold Flame Snake Plant

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  • 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
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 12-18 inches
Mature Spread: 6 inches
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): Orange, Yellow
Flower Shade/Description: Yellow to Orange
Fragrant: Yes
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

Container Sizes

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.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location


Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.