This product contains
|1||Chlorophytum, Spider Plant - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
The spider plant is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. The spider plant is so named because of its spider-like plants, or spiderettes, which dangle down from the mother plant like spiders on a web.
Available in green or variegated varieties, these spiderettes often start out as small white flowers.
Spider Plant is also a champion cleanser of air. The NASA tests showed it to remove around 90% of the harmful chemical formaldehyde from the air.Since formaldehyde is found in common household products like adhesives, grout and fillers, it’s a good idea to keep one of these plants around your kitchen and bathrooms especially.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Spider plant, Chlorophytum comosum, Ribbon Plant, airplane plant.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 60 centimeters. |
|Flower Colour ||Greenish-white, white.|
|Bloom Time ||Rarely bloom.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow.|
Planting and care
Keep the plant indoor with natural bright light/indirect bright light. Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition. For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area. Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment. Don'ts Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents. Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||natural bright light/indirect bright light.|
|Watering ||Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||18-32 degrees Celcius.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Chlorophytum special feature
Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA
- Best as potted plant and in hanging basket
Frequently Asked Questions
Where to cut Spider plant babies?
The baby Spider plants can be cut with the help of clean scissors near the point of attachment with its stolon (branch that is holding baby plants).
What is a Spider plant?
Spider plant is a indoor air purifier plant botanically beloging to genus Chlorophytum.
Can Spider plants grow in water?
Spider plant is recommended to grow in a well drained soil rich in organic content and not in water directly.
How often should Spider plants be watered?
Spider plant should be watered when top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. The soil should be moist but not over watered.
What do Spider plants do?
Spider plants are regarded as a indoor air purifier plants according to NASA cleansing the air around you.
Are Spider plants indoor or outdoor?
Spider plants can be grown indoors at a location that receives indirect/artificial bright light. It can be also grown outdoors at a shaded location like patio, balcony away from exposure to direct sunlight.
When do Spider plants have babies?
Generally, Spider plant produce baby plant lets in Summer season.
How do Spider plants reproduce?
Spider plants reproduce asexually by sending out stolons on which smaller plants (Also known as baby) grow.
When do Spider plants flower?
Spider plant blooms generally in spring season and also in summer and fall season.
Can Spider plants live in low light?
No, Spider plant requires natural indirect/artificial bright light for its healthy growth.
Why my Spider plant has brown tips?
The brown tips on Spider plant appears due to hot and cold droughts or excessive sunlight exposure.
What are Spider plants good for?
Spider plants are good for cleansing air around you with its air purifying abilities and to decorate indoor space with its attractive foliage.
Do Spider plants need sunlight?
Spider plant requires natural indirect/artificial bright light for its healthy growth especially when growing indoors. However, a morning sunlight of 1-2 hours may not cause any harm but protect the plant from harsh sunlight.
Spider plant has flowers?
Yes, Spider plant is a flowering plant bearing small white flowers.
Do Spider plants clean the air?
Yes, Spider plant is one of the best indoor air purifier plants according to NASA.
Do Spider plants like to be root bound?
No plant likes to be root bound it affects the plant growth. If you find your plant is root bound, consider re potting it.
Friday, 13 March 2020
Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.
Friday, 28 February 2020
How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall
Friday, 21 February 2020
Worth Money. Good Product
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