How to care for your Mother in Law’s Tongue
If you’re not sure where to plant your Mother in Law’s Tongue, rest assured that this plant can grow almost anywhere! The Mother in Law’s Tongue loves sunlight and can thrive both indoors and outdoors. The Mother in Law’s Tongue can be planted in a pot and kept inside the house near a window that receives bright indirect light throughout the day. It can also be planted directly in the soil in the garden outside. Although the Mother in Law’s Tongue can tolerate low light conditions as well as direct sunlight, it should not be exposed to such extremes for an extended period of time.
The Mother in Law’s Tongue can retain water for a long time and should therefore not be watered too often. Wait for the top 2-3 cm of the soil to dry out in between watering sessions (water less often in lower light). Water the soil directly to avoid water buildup in the leaves. Keep in mind that the Mother in Law’s Tongue can be toxic when consumed, so keep this plant out of reach of kids and pets.
The benefits of a Mother in Law’s Tongue
The Mother in Law’s Tongue is an easy-care, low-maintenance plant that can survive some neglect. It is therefore a great gift plant for a novice gardener or someone who is often away from home. The Mother in Law’s Tongue doesn’t need a great deal of hands-on care. It doesn’t need to be fertilised or pruned in a particular manner. If you want to give this plant a boost by fertilising it, do so sparingly and only during the spring and summer months. Leaves that have been damaged can be pruned to enhance the appearance of the plant. As long as its basic needs are taken care of, this plant can live for many, many years.
There are several benefits of having a Mother in Law’s Tongue around the house. This plant has a proven ability to remove toxic pollutants from the air you breathe. By improving the air quality in your house, this plant can help enhance sleep, reduce stress and support your overall wellbeing. Another benefit of the Mother in Law’s Tongue is its stunning visual quality. By adding greenery to your living space, this plant aids in creating a pleasing and relaxing environment while complementing the style of your home.