These plants are classics for a reason - they're very easy care and they look great! They'll do best in bright indirect light and should be watered when the soil is mostly dry.
Pot size: 15cm
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: Spider Plant
Scientific Name: Chlorophytum comosum
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 produce long stems that grow little babies on the end - once these have begun to root in the air you can snip them off and replant them in soil!
Common problems: Inconsistent watering can cause the leaves to turn yellow or brown.
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!
Other varieties: Fire Flash
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.