These truly are a show stopping variety of Spider Plant and, although a tad finnicky compared to it's more common cousin, they are still relatively easy to care for. They'll do best in bright indirect light and should be watered when the soil is mostly dry.
Pot size: 12cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light.
||Bright light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Water when the soil has mostly dried out.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.|
|Can tolerate average household temperatures but they'll appreciate a boost in humidity if possible.||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Fire Flash, Sierra Leone Lily, Mandarin Plant
Scientific Name: Chlorophytum orchidastrum
Origin: South Africa
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Be careful not to overwater these guys as they can be susceptible to root rot.
Care Tips: Place your plant on a tray of pebbles and water to increase humidity!
Fun Fact: They can produce delicate little white flowers if conditions are right!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.