• Chlorophytum comosum

    A.K.A.: Spider plant
    Airplane plant
    St. Bernard’s lily
    Spider ivy
    Ribbon plant

    Light: All the variegated types need a bright spot in order to keep their stripes. The all-green version will accept a darker location although growth will be much slower. Direct sunlight should always be avoided.

    Watering: Allow the 1-2 inches to dry out before watering again in the growing months. Water more sparingly in the off season.

    Humidity: For most varieties, humidity levels are not important.

    Temp: The average warmth of a typical home is the key to good growth. You can put your plant outside in the summer but be sure to bring it indoors before temperatures drop below 55 degrees.

    Soil: A well-draining mix that allows for moisture retention but doesn’t keep the roots soggy is best.

    Fertilizer: Feed at least once a month using a standard houseplant fertilizer. Don’t feed newly planted spider pups, or the mature plants in the winter months.

    Toxicity: Considered not toxic, but should still not be consumed by pets or humans.

    Information may vary depending on plant variation