Some claim that the name Sanseveria is a tribute to the eighteenth-century Prince of Sansevero; others believe that his discoverer had called him Sanseverina in honor of Count Sanseverino of Chiaromonte and that, for classification to a Swedish naturalist, he mistakenly named his name Sansevieria. In this "Trifasciata" variety, also known in Italy as "Lingua di Suocera", the leaves have a delicate yellow stripe on their sides, which has always given him the fame of one of the most scenic green plants in use in the apartments, as well as his ability to purify the environment: it is a great oxygen producer and is able to counter polluting agents such as Formaldehyde, Benzene, Trichloroethylene and Xylene.
Exposure and brightness: It prefers bright or shaded places, but not direct exposure to sunlight.
Temperature: Resistant to warmer heat, but fears the cold and the air currents: the ideal temperature is between 18 ° C and 30 ° C.
Soil type: It requires very light and draining soil: a mix of soil for green plants, peat and sand.
Irrigation: It can withstand long water without water, thanks to its succulent leaves. However, it is advisable to water it once every 15 days in winter, and once a week in the warmer months. He tempts water stagnation.
Fertilization: Once a month, with liquid fertilizer for green plants.
N.B. The specifications described above may vary depending on the climate of the area where the plant is placed and the season.