Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Robusta


Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Robusta is a hardy drought-tolerant plant with long, broad leaves commonly confused with Sansevieria Black Coral.

Because of their adaptability and tolerance, its catalog as a beginner, low light plants that makes it perfect for offices. Their broad leaves soak up toxins and carbon dioxide and produce oxygen to help purify the air in the room.

Unfortunately for a lot of people, snake plants are not safe for cats or dogs because they are mildly toxic if ingested. A good practice to keep your pet safe with toxic plants around is to provide him some weed to purge himself. With that, he will not need to eat other plants.

Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Robusta is commonly known as sansevieria black robusta, snake plant, robusta snake plant, mother's tongue, african spear, magic sword.



Easy plant ideal for beginners


Survives in low light


Drought-tolerant plant, so you can forget to water it

Leaf size

It has big leaves.

Leaf color

its leaves are colorful


Highly recommended for bedroom, and the living room


This plant is toxic if ingested

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Sansevieria Black Robusta care

How much light does a Sansevieria Black Robusta need?

Sansevieria Black Robusta has become popular for being a plant that grows in low light conditions even though it prefers bright light like most of the plants. Snake plants are hardy, tough plants that can survive almost everywhere and that's why it makes it a perfect office plant.

How to water a Sansevieria Black Robusta?

Snake Plant originate from arid deserts and do well in sandier soils. They can easily rot so make sure the soil is well-drained and don’t water it too much (especially in winter). Don't let your sansevieria sit in water for too long and allow the soil to dry in between waterings.

To identify when the soil is completely dry, I like put a stick into the soil to see if when taking it out is humid or not.

What's the ideal humidity for a Sansevieria Black Robusta?

Sansevieria Black Robusta does well in average room humidity, but don't hesitate in increasing it if you like, it will love it.

How to fertilize a Sansevieria Black Robusta?

Sansevieria Trifasciata Black Robusta doesn’t need much fertilizer, but they will grow more if you fertilize them during their growing season in the spring and summer. Use a basic fertilizer for houseplants and only add it every few weeks or every other watering.

Sansevieria Black Robusta care tips

  • Maximize the Sansevieria growth by placing it in bright light and feeding it during the summer season.

  • Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove the dust.

  • Before watering your snake plant make sure most of the soil has dried out.

  • Sansevieria is one of the best air purifiers plants, place it in your bedroom or living room.

  • Use snake plants to decorate your office.

Video tutorials of snake plant care and tips

The videos might not be about exactly the same plant, but the same variety. In most cases, this not relevant because many of the varieties have the same requirements.

Video created by Summer Rayne Oakes about how to take care of a snake plant
Video created by delaplants about how to take care of a snake plant
Video created by Good Growing about how to take care of a snake plant