Chlorophytum is an attractive green plant with white stripe variegation. This plant is an excellent indoor as well as an outdoor plant.
What makes it special:
- Attractive foliage plant.
- Best plant for AC rooms, office desk.
- Easy to care and low maintenance plant.
- Best indoor plant for low light condition
||Chlorophytum, Spider Plant - Plant
||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, itÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾ ¢s a good idea to keep one of these plants around your kitchen and bathrooms especially.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Spider plant, Chlorophytum comosum, Ribbon Plant, airplane plant.
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 60 centimeters.
||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. SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content. WateringPoke 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 FertilizerDuring 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-pottingWhen 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
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Plant ProtectionRemove 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.DontsEasily 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:
||natural bright light/indirect bright light.
||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 should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
||18-32 degrees Celcius.
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Chlorophytum special feature
Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA
- Best as potted plant and in hanging basket