When it comes to approachable houseplants friendly for both beginners and experts alike, succulents must come to mind first! These simple-to-maintain yet hardy masters of survival require little watering and attention to thrive. Our friend, the Ox-Tongue, is no exception.
Ox-Tongue (Gasteria Batesiana) is a type of succulent often found in South Africa. Identifying it is simple as this succulent has distinct rough and pointed leaves.
Due to the shape of its leaves, the plant is also commonly referred to as Cows Tongue or Lawyers Tongue. The color of the leaves is dark green and can often include red and pink toward the tips of the leaves.
These slow-growing succulents are perfect for growing indoors and reach a height of 6-20in (15-50cm). It is best to plant it in a well-lit room out of direct sunlight when growing indoors.