- Typically Grown in Hanging Baskets
- One Of The Most Adaptable Houseplants
- Grows Up To 3 Feet Tall
- Thrives in Bright Light, But Tolerates Low Light
This will be your new favorite house plant. It is highly adaptable and easy to grow. Wherever you go, the Spider Plant can come too! It is named for its spider-like appearance. It has a mounded growing habit and, on its ends, spiderettes hang from the mother plant. Also known as airplane plant, St. Bernard's lily, spider ivy and ribbon plant. It is Native to South Africa.
Best Locations For Growing Spider Plants
This is one of the most versatile house plants. You can place it wherever your heart desires. It is a favorite for family rooms, kitchens, and offices.
Spider Plant Sunlight Requirements
Bright indirect sunlight is optimal for the Spider Plant to flourish. Near any window is tolerable.
Spider Plant Care
Plant in a pot that is one to two inches larger than the plant. Repot every other year to a pot that is one to two sizes larger than the current pot. Plan in a general-purpose potting soil. When pruning, be sure to cut from the base. Remove any spent or diseased foliage as necessary.
Watering Spider Plants
Water this plant regularly but ensure it is not soggy. Allow it to dry out in between watering.
Feeding Spider Plants
An all-purpose, water soluble fertilizer, that is specifically for house plants should be used. Apply each month and use sparingly.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.