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A native of West Africa, the Sansevieria Trifasciata ‘Laurentii’ is in the Dracaena genus and is a tall robust plant that can reach 3 to 4' tall. The Laurentii variety has a tight clump of vertical dark green leaves with lighter gray-green, Zig-Zig, horizontal bands & broad, longitudinal, yellow stripes along the margins. Flowering on this cultivar is rare but not unheard of with fragrant greenish-white flowers spaced out in clusters near the top of a vertical inflorescence. It is a very easy-care plant and is perfect for plant beginners and frequent travelers. Not intended for consumption by humans or animals. Plants are living growing organisms and their sizes, nutrition, and water requirements vary throughout the growing season. We try to provide images that most accurately represent our plants but sizes can vary throughout the year. We handpick all of our potted plants, insert the pot into a plastic bag to help keep the soil in place, and add a bamboo stake to help prevent movement before they are boxed and shipped to you from our nursery in Florida. Extreme temperature changes and rough handling during shipping can be tough on living plants and they may need some TLC when they arrive. Gently wipe the leaves with a damp cloth, check the soil for moisture, and place the plant inside in an area with plenty of indirect sunlight. Wait a week or two before moving or repotting to allow the plant to acclimate to its new home and do not overwater. Overwatering is one of the most common problems with plant care. The Sansevieria does not like to be overwatered and the soil in the top half of the pot should be dry before you water it. Overwatering may cause the leaves to yellow and the plant to rot. They should be fed a general-purpose plant food twice a year.
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