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How often should I water spider plant indoors?
Spider plant needs are simple: Place the plant in bright to moderate light in a room that's a comfortable temperature for everyone. Keep the soil slightly moist. Once-a-week watering is sufficient in spring and summer; in winter, allow the soil to dry a bit more between waterings.
How do I know if my spider plant needs water?
Keep the soil moist but not soggy.
If the top 1 inch (2.5 cm) or so of soil is dry, it's time to water your spider plant. Watering moderately or once per week during the first year should be sufficient to keep the soil consistently moist, but not overly wet. After the first year, you can water the plant sporadically.
Do spider plants need direct sunlight?
Keep plants in bright to moderate indirect sunlight. Spider plants do not appreciate direct, hot sunlight, which can burn their leaves, causing brown tips and spots. Spider plants grow fairly quickly and can easily become pot bound. Plan to repot a spider plant about every other year.
What do you feed spider plants?
Plant spider plants in Miracle-Gro® Indoor Potting Mix. Water when the top inch of soil is dry. After a month, begin feeding regularly with Miracle-Gro® Indoor Plant Food. Divide when the plant is too large for its container and give the extra plants to friends.
Is spider plant indoor?
The spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions and suffers from few problems, other than brown tips.
Do you fertilize spider plants?
Fertilizer for spider plants should be applied sparingly, as over-fertilization will result in brown leaf tips just as chemically laden water. There is no specific spider plant fertilizer. Any all-purpose, complete, water soluble or granular time-release fertilizer suitable for houseplants is acceptable.
How long does it take for spider plants to make babies?
How long does it take for spider plants to reproduce? Spider plants will typically reproduce faster than other house plants. Once the airplane plants has matured enough and becomes rooted within 1-2 years, the reproduction cycle can start.
How can I make my spider plant grow faster?
Water your plant well in the growing months (Spring through to Autumn / Fall) and if you've put it in a bright spot, you'll get a fast rate of growth and a good chance of Spider Babies.