The snake plant is one of the easiest plants to care for. A "Pant of Steel," the snake plant thrives on neglect. The easiest way to kill this plant is to overwater it. The tupical snake plant requires water once every 3-4 weeks.
There are many arieties of snake plants ranging from the "superba" which reaches a height of 18" to the laurentii which can grow as tall as 4'.
Thrives in bright to medium indirect light, but will survive just fine in low, medium or high light.
Water every 3-4 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water slightly more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.
Snake plants prefer lower to average humidity.
Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a succulent soil.