SANSEVIERIA TRIFASCIATA Potted plant, Mother-in-law's tongue,
How to get it
Plants are perfect roommates – they help to create a cosy feeling and can lift your well-being. If you need tips on how to make them enjoy your company, we have care instructions for each plant.Article Number004.210.29
This plant is hardwearing and easy-care, so you can create a green home without being a gardening expert.
Decorate your home with plants combined with a plant pot to suit your style.
Native to South Africa and Asia.
Easy care plant.
Ideal office plant.
This plant is sensitive to over watering. Too much water in the pot can restrict the oxygen flow to the roots, causing damage to the plant.
Give your plants a boost with fertiliser every month. If you notice that the plant has gone dormant - let it be until next season.
IKEA provides all potted plants with nutrient-rich soil, repotting is not needed until 1 year after purchase.
Remove dust every now and then to allow the plant to get as much light as possible.
The height of the plants can vary.
- Plant/ Substrate:
- Cultivated potted plant
- Polypropylene plastic
Only for decoration, not suitable for consumption.Water
Minimum temperature 15°C.Placement
For indoor use
Place in a light area, out of direct sunlight.
Diameter of plant pot: 14 cm
Height of plant: 40 cm
- SANSEVIERIA TRIFASCIATAArticle Number004.210.29
Length: 50 cm
Weight: 0.95 kg
Diameter: 20 cm
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Care thrives in green leaves
Did you know that if you take care of your plants, they’ll take care of you? We have long known that plants are an easy way to make your home more pleasant. But we also wanted to find out if and how they affect our health. We found answers to our questions in a study we carried out with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Plants are indeed good for our well-being. Our green friends can help us to be more creative and also reduce stress – care thrives in their green leaves!
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