Information About Spider Plants

Why Are Spider Plant Leaves Turning Black Or Dark Brown

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Spider plant problems are rare but are usually attributed to too much or too little moisture, excess fertilizer and occasionally insect pests. Treating plants with dark leaf tips starts with identifying the cause. This article can help with that.

Repotting Spider Plants: How Do You Repot A Spider Plant

By Teo Spengler

When should you repot a spider plant? These plants grow fast and the tuberous roots can crack open a flower pot. It?s important to start spider plant repotting before this happens. Click here for more information.

Dividing Spider Plants: When To Split A Spider Plant

By Teo Spengler

After you've had your spider plant for a few years, you may find that it has grown very large and isn't doing well. If that happens, it's time to start dividing spider plants. Can you split a spider plant? Yes, you can. Click this article for more info.

Does A Spider Plant Flower: My Spider Plant Is Growing Flowers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Your spider plant has happily grown for years. Then one day little white petals on your spider plant catch your eye. Bewildered, you wonder, ?Is my spider plant growing flowers?? Spider plants do bloom sometimes. Learn more here.

Spider Plant With Swollen Roots: Learn About Spider Plant Stolons

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Spider plants form from thick tubers with a tangled root mass. A spider plant with swollen roots may require further investigation to determine if there's a problem or if it's normal. This article should help with information on spider plant roots.

Wilting Spider Plants: Reasons A Spider Plant Leaves Look Droopy

By Liz Baessler

Wilting spider plants are not uncommon, though they're usually easy to cure. Learn more about what to do when your spider plant looks wilted in this article so you can refresh your plant as soon as possible. Click here for additional information.

Spider Plant Gnats: What To Do About Fungus Gnats On Spider Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Fungus gnats on spider plants are definitely an annoyance, but the pests typically cause little damage to indoor plants. However, if you're tired of spider plant fungus gnats terrorizing your prized plant, help is on the way. Click this article to learn more.

Do Spider Plants Need Fertilizer – How To Fertilize Spider Plants

By Amy Grant

Spider plants are one of the most popular houseplants because they are so resilient and easy to grow, but do spider plants need fertilizer? If so, what type of fertilizer is best for spider plants and how do you fertilize spider plants? Find out here.

Spider Plant Water Cultivation: Can You Grow Spider Plants In Water Only

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Can you grow spider plants in water? Plants need certain nutrients to grow and thrive and can't be sustained in water long term unless you are using a hydroponic solution. However, you can root the little plantlets and transfer them to soil. Learn more here.

Solid Green Spider Plants: Why Is Spider Plant Losing Green Color

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

There are many reasons a spider plant may become discolored. If your spider plant is losing green color or you discover that part of a usually variegated spider plant is solid green, click this article to learn some causes and solutions.

Spider Plant Problems: Tips For Getting Spiderettes On Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you find your spider plant not producing babies, it might simply be due to the young age of the plant or cultural issues such as lighting. Don't despair, as these types of spider plant problems won't affect their overall health. Find some tips in this article.

Propagating Spiderettes: Learn How To Root Spider Plant Babies

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you?re looking to increase your collection of houseplants without spending any money, propagating spiderettes, (spider plant babies), from an existing plant is as easy as it gets. Read this article to learn how to root spider plantlets.

Spider Plant Care: Gardening Tips For Spider Plants

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The spider plant is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. Read the following article to get information about the care of spider plants in the home.

Chlorophytum (Spider Plant)

Spider Plants, or Chlorophytum, are easy to grow houseplants as well as being straightforward to care for. In fact they're potentially one of the easiest and rewarding indoor plants you can grow in your home.

One of the most interesting points of the Spider Plant is its ability to rapidly propagate itself, through us, people! A "baby", "pup" or "plantlet" from the mother plant will often root with a very high success rate. Grow your new Spider Plant baby correctly and you can quickly reap the rewards of your hard work. There is never long to wait until the baby is sending up slender shoots of its own, that produce small white flowers which develop into more airborne plantlets.

These plants are so prolific and grow so fast your original baby could be producing large numbers of babies of its own within a year. You might be wondering what you should do with all these new plants! The good news is they can just be left where they are for several years as part of the mother plant, or because they make super cheap and easy gifts, you could remove some and share them with family and friends too.

Houseplants are good for your health and the Spider Plant is no exception and as an added bonus, it will strip and safely remove pollutants and chemical vapors from the air in your home. All this for the price of an occasional watering and some basic care requirements.

A Spider Plant does need some attention in order to really get it performing at its best, but it's extremely tolerant should you accidentally forget about it from time to time. This is in part due to the thick white roots, or rhizomes, it produces in order to store food and moisture for long term support.

We'll going to quickly look at some of the different cultivars you can come across, before jumping straight into the all important care instructions.

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