A houseplant classic, the Spider Plant is highly adaptable to a wide range of conditions. This easy to grow, nearly indestructible plant features long, grassy green and white leaves that dangle down from the mother plant like spiders on a web, hence its common name. This plant can thrive in low to bright indirect light, and as an added bonuses, the Spider Plant helps to purify the air and is pet friendly.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Chlorophytum Comosum
- Common Name: Spider Plant
- Family: Asparagaceae
- Native Range: Tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia
Ed's Care Guide
- Care: Moderate
- Light: Low to bright indirect light
- Water: Allow the soil to dry before watering
- Humidity: Average
- Temperature: 65-75F
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Use fertilizer every two weeks during spring and summer. dilute it by half
- Propagation: Cuttings
- Pests: Look out for aphids, mealybugs, white flies, spider mites
- Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets. However, with all plants we recommend you exercise caution with children and pets.