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What is this tolerant houseplant?

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Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 22:59:32

Bought a small houseplant from Tesco a few years ago in a pretty pot. Kept it in bathroom and then chucked in dark corner of box room as it was just a dark green leafed plant taking up valuable bright sunny space where a more interesting plant might thrive.

Anyhow, what is this plant, which I’be now divided into x4 as it multiplied in the pot? (When I reported it, there was no soil left, just roots!

Tape measure included for scale

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:04:07

(and a close up of one of them)

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:05:20

(and another)

PickAChew Thu 10-Oct-19 23:05:33

Can't see clearly but is it a cordyline?

Aquamarine1029 Thu 10-Oct-19 23:05:42

It kind of resembles a snake plant.

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:06:51

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:07:33

I don’t think it’s a cordyline

Aquamarine1029 Thu 10-Oct-19 23:08:01

Has it ever had flowers of any kind? It's lovely whatever it is.

zebrasdontwearbras Thu 10-Oct-19 23:10:17

Well when you find out, I'm buying one grin

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:10:23

Oh no, no flowers

Elieza Thu 10-Oct-19 23:12:31

Bromeliad? The leaves may be a bit chunky for that though.

Aridane Thu 10-Oct-19 23:18:40

Suggestions from uploading picture to app are

- pineapple 🍍 grin
- bromeliad
- agave
- sanseveria

zebrasdontwearbras Thu 10-Oct-19 23:34:23

I bet the gardeners are already in bed OP grin

Elieza Thu 10-Oct-19 23:36:47

Take it to a garden centre and ask them if they have one for sale. They can tell you what it is and if you feel inclined you can buy it.

PlatinumBrunette Thu 10-Oct-19 23:41:07

Is it a succulent of some type?
Or try googling Peperomia, possibly P. obtusifolia?

Aridane Fri 11-Oct-19 00:22:29

Oh that peperomia is so cute!! (nicer than my plant)

Aridane Sat 12-Oct-19 20:27:58

I wonder if it is a Sanseveria black dragon?

Aridane Sat 12-Oct-19 20:30:05

Seems to look like it and an earlier poster suggested snake plant which is also its name

Aridane Sat 12-Oct-19 20:32:43

Google image search resists for sanseveria black dragon

InfiniteCurve Sat 12-Oct-19 20:33:06

I was going to say sansevaria,mostly you see the tall one,and that's a pretty tolerant plant smile

Aridane Sat 12-Oct-19 20:34:35

Oh good - I have plant that thrives on neglect and can tolerate low light convictions smile

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