Learn Everything About Growing Spider Plants Indoors

Learn Everything About Growing Spider Plants Indoors

Homiful.com -- Spider plants are one of the easiest ornamental plants to grow indoors, even for beginners lovers of ornamental plants. With long and small leaves, spider plants can have new, longer shoots and can produce plantlets that are rooted and separated from the parent plant.

It is very important to ensure spider plant maintenance, especially for beginners, with the right steps, Some steps of spider plant care we can learn together in the review below to produce beautiful spider plants to fill the room in the house.

Spider plant appearance


All types of spider plants produce long, small and curved leaves up and above the container. With long slender stems called buds and grow from the plant and hang two-three feet under or near the container. Any new baby spider plant buds can be left in the plant or to create a new spider plant.

Choose the pot correct

Choosing the right pot for the spider plant can be a beautiful hanging basket or a regular pot. Any type of pot you can use of course needs to be adjusted to the size of the plant. Use one pot larger than the root of the spider plant to keep it updated from time to time when it is tied to the root.

Conditions for growing spider plants indoors


1. First, you can determine the location of the spider plant when you want to put it in the room. Place it in a location that can receive indirect sunlight but light. You can place it on the windowsill at least 10-12 inches from the window facing south or west.

This method can work well and includes a choice of ideas for you to make the decoration of a workspace or room at home.


2. Soil selection also, you need to pay attention when placing spider plants in the room. Use plants that have mild humidity and good conditions and area able to drain water well.


3. Adjusting the watering to the weather and the location of the spider plants. You can keep the plant slightly moist during the warm season or if your plants is planted with roots or has been stored in a brightly dry location with good circulation.

In winter and autumn, you can reduce the watering and only flush when the top layer of soil appears dry. Do this when you put a spider plant in the room with a shady, damp or cold light.

4. Temperature is also one of the optimal spider plant factors in the range of 70-90 F by tolerating temperature up to 35 F to 100 F.

Care of spider plants



Spider plant fertilizer is needed with a ration of 3 : 1 : 2. If using fertilizer search, give it once a month as directed when the plant is actively growing. Generally in spring, summer and early autumn.
If with granular fertilizer use a ration of 3 : 1 : 2 for example 19-6-12, use a 4 grams per inch of pot in 3 to 4 months.

#Noted: Use fertilizer that do not contain Fluoride and low boron levels, avoiding excessive fertilization and salt fertilization. And water the plant thoroughly if it is dry to the bottom.



Spider plant will be easy to grow and need to be repotting. This method can prevent it from becoming a root ball. Therefore, avoid using pots that are too big.

Benefits of spider plants


You can have this plant not solely for the beauty of the space alone. But it also has benefits.

It absorbs carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and xylene. Safe for children and pets and insanity. It can improve overall well-being and reduce stress and increase productivity.

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Author       : Lynda
Editor        : Munawaroh
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