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Whale Fin Snake Plant


  Size: 14″ to 18″ including 6″ of planter; 1 Gallon Nursery Planter

  Light: Medium to Low Light

  Pet Friendly: No

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Whale Fin Snake Plant

Dracaena masoniana

The Whale Fin Snake Plant, scientifically known as Sansevieria masoniana, is a botanical marvel that captures the imagination with its strikingly unique appearance. This extraordinary plant is celebrated for its distinctive, paddle-shaped leaves, which resemble the majestic fins of a whale, and it serves as a testament to the wonders of nature. As a low-maintenance houseplant, the Whale Fin Snake Plant is adored by both seasoned plant enthusiasts and newcomers alike. Its robust resilience and striking aesthetics make it a cherished addition to homes and offices. 

Whale Fin Plant Care

Dracaena masoniana; sansevieria masoniana

Your Whale Fin Sansevieria plant thrives when exposed to indirect light, but it can also tolerate lower light conditions without significant issues.

To care for your Whale Fin Sansevieria, it’s essential to water it when the soil has completely dried out. When the soil is dry to the touch, water the plant generously until you observe excess water draining from the pot’s drainage hole. Remember to empty any remaining water from the saucer a few minutes after watering. This approach helps maintain the plant’s health by preventing waterlogged roots.

The Sansevieria masoniana, Whale Fin Snake plant is rated for Zones 9 to 11.

Not safe. The Whale Fin plant is toxic to pets. 

Sansevieria Masoniana FAQ

Whale Fin plants, also known as Sansevieria masoniana, can reach impressive sizes. These distinctive plants typically grow to a height of 2 to 4 feet, with their broad, paddle-shaped leaves extending up to 8 inches in width. Their striking size and unique appearance make them a captivating addition to indoor spaces.

The growth rate of Whale Fin plants is relatively slow compared to some other houseplants. Under optimal conditions, they might produce a few new leaves each year, contributing to their size and overall appeal. Their gradual growth makes them suitable for long-term enjoyment.

Caring for a Whale Fin Snake plant involves providing it with bright, indirect light and allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. These plants are known for their resilience and can endure low-light conditions. Regular cleaning of their leaves helps maintain their health and appearance. They are generally low-maintenance and thrive in moderate room temperatures.

A Whale Fin plant, scientifically known as Sansevieria masoniana or dracaena masoniana, is a captivating species of Sansevieria renowned for its distinctive, paddle-shaped leaves that resemble the majestic fins of a whale, hence the common name. It is a low-maintenance houseplant celebrated for its striking aesthetics and resilience. The Whale Fin plant has become a popular choice for both experienced plant enthusiasts and newcomers, adding a touch of unique charm to interior landscapes.


No false advertising. We use 1 Gallon (6 Inch), 3 Gallon (10 Inch), and 7 Gallon (14 Inch) pots or for hanging baskets we offer 10Inch or 12Inch diameter baskets. Want a plant to liven your home? A green friend to add to your garden, porch, or landscape? Check out our tropical plants!

We care. When you order from Tropical Plants of Florida, your order is not carelessly thrown in a box. First your plant is hand picked from our field by our experts. Then, it is prepped for shipping where we carefully wrap the base to ensure minimum soil spillage while your plant travels to you. After this a recycled paper sleeve is placed around your plant. If your plant if traveling to a colder climate, it gets extra special attention with a recycled blue jean plant-blanket for the ride.

Our promise. Our goal is to ship quality plants. If your plant has gone through our care filled shipping process and come out injured, TPoF is here for you. Please contact us as soon as possible with pictures of your plant.  

We offer shipping availability to all states excluding Alaska and Hawaii.



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