ANTHERICACEAE
Chlorophytum comosum

Common names:  Spider plant, Ribbon plant, Spider ivy

Light needs:  Medium light; avoid direct sun.

Best temperatures:  Average room temperature.

Water and humidity needs:  Allow the soil to dry between waterings.

Growing guidelines:  Use all-purpose soil mix in small hanging baskets.  Fertilize twice a month in spring and summer.

Common problems:  High temperatures can brown the leaves.  Tap water may also cause brown leaf tips.

Propagation:  Divide large plants, snip off plantlets from the ends of stems, or grow from seed.

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes

 

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