Mother In Law's Tongue

My Mother-in-Law Tongue Plant Has Vertical Splits


Mother-in-laws tongue added on April 30, 2014 | Answered

I water my plant every month or two and have noticed it has splits in the leaves near the center. What causes this?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
theficuswrangler
Answered on April 30, 2014

Leaf splitting in sanseveria is generally caused by physical damage - usually brushing against the plant, or wrapping it up at some point. Cats and dogs can also cause such damage. It's sometimes hard to pinpoint when damage happens because snake plants don't show the damage right away. Here's an article on snake plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/snake-plant/snake-plant-care.htm

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Mother In Law's Tongue

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.