Is this snake plant in poor health? – House Plant Journal

Is this snake plant in poor health?

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My snake plant curves over like an actual snake/viper on the tips, always have, new growth and old. It’s got a perfect color, has lived for years, and looks healthy. But I keep reading it’s a sign of poor health or maybe it isn’t a snake plant at all? Any Feedback? No fronds have a straight tip – all curled/curved.


Ah, this is a very old form of snake plant. So beautiful and rare to find nowadays!  Yours is totally fine.
Here’s another example – my friend’s very old snake plant:

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