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Sansevieria trifasciata 'Golden Hahnii' (v)
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mother-in-law's tongue 'Golden Hahnii'

'Golden Hahnii' is an evergreen perennial forming a rosette of broad grey-green leaves with wide marginal yellow stripes; seldom flowers

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0–0.1 metre
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Grey Silver Yellow
Summer Green Grey Silver Yellow
Autumn Green Grey Silver Yellow
Winter Green Grey Silver Yellow
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H1B
Botanical details
Family
Asparagaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

Sansevieria are stemless, erect, rhizomatous, succulent perennials with evergreen, ovate or strap-shaped, leathery leaves often attractively marbled, and short spikes of small fragrant tubular greenish-white flowers

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow under glass or in a frost-free enviroment. Pot on only when pot bound. Tolerant of neglect. Protect from winter wet

Propagation

Propagate by suckers or division

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be attacked by vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free

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