Dracaena masoniana - Whale Fin Snake Plant
Dracaena masoniana is nicknamed Whale Fin Snake Plant because of the unique shape of its unusually wide, paddle-like leaves. Though slow-growing, the Whale Fin Snake Plant reaches impressive size compared to other members of the genus. Its leaves are beautifully mottled with patterns of dark and light green, and the leaf margins are often a pink-ish red. Like all Snake Plants, Dracaena masoniana is known for its air-purifying abilities, and is great for beginners, requiring very little maintenance.
This plant was formerly classified as Sansevieria masoniana, but modern DNA sequencing led taxonomists to combine the genus Sansevieria with Dracaena because of the plants' similar genes.
• Light: Low to bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the soil has fully dried
• Considerations: Tolerant of a wide range of light conditions - just be sure not to overwater. The foliage will pucker slightly when the plant is thirsty
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Dracaena masoniana that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 6" nursery pot – Marbled Clay Cachepot sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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I received a very happy, healthy sansevieria—love it! It was packed well, as always, and didn’t show any signs of shipping stress. Excited to watch it grow!
Perfect Whale Fin
I was anxious about what my plant would look like when it finally arrived after 8 days in transit during a heat wave. Turns out I had nothing to worry about. It was packed very well, no soil spillage at all, and the plant was just perfect.
Happy customer as always