Traditional look with a bit of a twist
HOW TO GROW SPIDER PLANTS
Spider plants have stood the test of time, mainly because they are extremely easy-to-grow. It love both bright light and low light, it not all that fussy about a watering schedule and they looks great. Generally you’ll want to grow spider plants in a hanging basket because it’s long leaves like to arch over the side and carry baby plantlets with them.
Give your plant bright, indirect light to maintain the variegation on the leaves. Keep plant out of direct sunlight because it can scorch leaves.
Keep soil evenly moist. If your tap water contains fluoride, use distilled or rainwater to prevent brown leaf tips on your plant.
Spider plants love any good-quality Peat-moss based potting mix.
We suggest Fertilome Ultimate Potting Mix
Feed Spider plants every 2 weeks spring through summer with a liquid fertilizer diluted by half.
We suggest Schultz Plant Food Plus
Spider plants like average warmth between 65-75°.
Spider plants require average humidity.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Like most houseplants, spider plants are mildly toxic if eaten. They may cause some discomfort and vomiting when eaten. Keep away from animals and children.
Spider Plant Varieties
Spider plants are those type of plants that everyone loves and enjoys in their homes. Very easy to propagate from the little plantlets that shoot out they are quite possibly the perfect houseplants. Come check out the selection at City Floral Garden Center.
Bonnie Spider Plant
Chlorophytum Comosum 'Bonnie'
Bonnie spider plant is an interesting houseplant that has leaves that curl and twist. It grows just as beautifully in traditional containers on mantles, in windowsills, on tabletops and hanging baskets.
Hawaiian Spider Plant
Chlorophytum Comosum 'Hawaiian'
Hawaiian spider plant is an interesting variety that has variegation on its new leaves; as the leaves age, the variegation fades — giving this houseplant a multi-color look. It grows just as beautifully in traditional containers on mantles, in windowsills, on tabletops and hanging baskets.
Variegated Bonnie Spider Plant
Chlorophytum Comosum 'Bonnie Variegated'
Variegated Bonnie spider plant has curled green leaves striped with creamy white. It grows just as beautifully in traditional containers on mantles, in windowsills, on tabletops and hanging baskets.
Zebra Grass Spider Plant
Chlorophytum laxum 'Zebra Grass'
Zebra grass spider plant has green leaves edged in white. It grows just as beautifully in traditional containers on mantles, in windowsills, on tabletops and hanging baskets.
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH SPIDER PLANT
PHILODENDRON – Philodendrons are the classic houseplant that nearly everyone has encountered at some point in their life. It’s practically a no-fail houseplant because of how easy it is to take care of. You can grow philodendrons just about anywhere. They can be grown in a hanging basket, up a trellis, or simply a standard pot.
CALATHEA – This bold and beautiful plant requires a little love and attention than most houseplants. While it loves low to medium light, it does love higher humidity areas like a bathroom or kitchen. So make sure to keep it out of direct sun and it’s soil moist (but not soaking wet) and you’ll have a gorgeous looking plant for many years!
POTHOS – Pothos plants are by far the perfect houseplant for all beginners. It super easy-to-grow, it’s easy to propagate, and they’ll look beautiful. Pothos require no special care because they tolerate low light, low humidity and the possible missed watering. These are perfect for office buildings because they grow just fine under florescent lighting.
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