Collections: Indoor Plants

Chlorophytum Variegatum Lemon - Spider Plant

Botanical name: 

S.N: Chlorophytum Comosum Variegatum 

C.N:Ribbon Spider Plant, Walking Spider

Category of plant:

Ground covers, Indoor Plants

Plant description:

  • The Spider plant, also known as the Walking Spider, belongs to the family Liliaceae, native to Africa. It existed as a houseplant hundreds of years ago.
  • One of the easiest houseplants to grow due to its adaptability to many conditions.
  • Spider plant is an evergreen herbaceous perennial with long, attractive striped green and white leaves and small white flowers.
  • Easy to grow and maintain, thus perfect for beginners.
  • The leaves are tall grass-like, and on a long arched stalk, small white flowers and clusters of new young plants begin to grow after March.
  • Spider plants can be easily be propagated through the cutting of shoots or by planting the small spiderettes. These new shoots or small spiderettes can be placed in a pot of water. After a few days, roots will grow, and you can plant them in pots on rainy days.
  • Similar to the Chlorophytum leaf, spider plant does particularly well in hanging baskets.

Spider Plant care:

  1. Spider plants thrive in full shade, semi-shade because they are low light tolerant.
  2. They are tolerant of salinity
  3. They prefer moist and well-drained soil.
  4. Water requirement is moderate.
  5. Water Spider plant twice a week when the soil becomes dry.
  6. The soil moisture should always be monitored to check the hydration level.
  7. Cannot tolerate too much water.

Plant habit:

The leaves are spreading type.

Plant Specifications:

Plant Height or length:
Less than 50 cms
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cms to 100 cms 

Pot size (Inches):  3 to 5 inch

Spider Plant Protection:

1. Use any organic manure once in a month for its good growth.
2. Farmyard manure, Vermi-compost@50-100 gram/plant or application of Boon(19:19:19) @5 gram/litre of water can be used.

Spider Plant Special Features:

  • Suitable for use in planters, as a ground cover, or as an ornamental for small hedges or borders.
  • Chlorophytum Variegatum can be cascaded on a wall or placed on a shelf in the study or living room.
  • Excellent plant for offices, homes, and commercial settings due to its air purification property.
  • It is a fast-growing non-toxic plant that means it is safer to both human and pets
  • For the best looks can be potted in a hanging basket.

Note: Plant comes with germination pot. The image is for representation purpose only. The actual product may vary in height, shape, or appearance.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Nikita Parmar

Nice plant shown as picture