Basic Care Tips: Chlorophytum Comosum (Spider Plant)
The plant shown below is the Chlorophytum Comosum, or commonly known as the spider plant. Identifiable by its thin, long green leaves with white stripes that flow down in an arch.
Hearty, and able to survive an absent-minded owner, these plants are an ideal candidate for a houseplant novice looking for a starter plant.
Basic Care Tips:
- WATER: Allow the soil to dry out completely before watering. Overwatering will lead to root rot
- LIGHT: Place the plant in bright, indirect sunlight
- SOIL: Make sure the soil has good drainage
- TEMPERATURE: ideal temperature range from 55°F - 80°F.
Placed in a hanging basket, these plants can reach up to sizes of 2 feet wide and 3 feet long - making for a beautiful addition to your houseplant collection.