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Dracaena trifaciata 'Moonshine' syn. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Moonshine' (Moonshine Snake plant)

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RATING: Super easy to care for. Sansevieria trifasciata 'Moonshine' is a compact hardy fellow and is a perfect gift or addition to your collection.

LOVES: Sansevieria trifasciata 'Moonshine' enjoy bright light and even some direct sunlight (perfect for your windowsill) and circulated fresh air is also important for this houseplant.

HATES: They dislike being overwatered (especially in the winter) and being misted.

SIZE (approx): Pot diameter 24cm. Plant height 80cm.

More information and care recommendations are below.


    This Sanseveria trifasciata is known as ‘Moonshine’. Native to West Africa this variety of mothers in laws tongue has unique silver-gray-green leaves with faint green stripes. The darker variegation is what gives it its name ‘trifasciata’ which in Latin means “marked with three bands”.

    This compact hardy fellow is super easy to look after and makes a perfect gift or addition to a collection! A great air purifier, it releases its oxygen at night so helps aid sleep.

    Quick Care Guide

    Care Difficulty: This plant has very easy care needs.

    Light requirements: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’ is one of the easiest plants to keep thanks to its tolerance of many light levels from light shade to bright light. However, too much direct sunlight can scorch the plant. Does appreciate some fresh air circulation.

    Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. This plant is drought tolerant so can go without water for short periods. Water even less in water. Do not let this plant sit in water as this will increase the chances of root rot.

    Humidity: Does not need any additional humidity so will work well in average household conditions.

    Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets

    Feeding: Enjoys a weak feed once a month in spring and summer during its growing season. Sansevieria are low maintenance and do not require a great amount of fertilization.

    Repotting: Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Moonshine’ don't mind being a little rootbound. Only re-pot when it has outgrown its current container this can be every 2 to 3 years. Pot up one size larger in a container with good drainage using a cacti and succulent mix.

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