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How To Grow & Care For Spider Plants

By aditya abhishek


Spider plants also known as St. Bernard’s Lily, Ribbon plant, Airplane plant, Spider ivy, etc. is a popular flowering houseplant. 


They grow well in tropical to sub-tropical climate. Spring is the best time to start growing spider plants. 

Potting Mix

They prefer well drained, evenly moist soil. Prepare potting mix with 50% garden soil + 25% cocopeat + 25% organic manure.


Spider plants produces offsets often called pups that you can use for propagation, detach them and plant in new pot. 


Keep your spider plants under bright indirect sunlight for 5 to 6 hours daily, this will promote good growth. 


Apply water when top layer of soil becomes dry. Dry spells for longer duration results in tip browning.


Once after every 30 days add two teaspoon of nitrogen rich tea leaf compost to promote vegetative growth. 

Blooming Time

From spring to summer season you will witness white coloured flowers in your spider plant. 

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