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Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'/Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' / Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'
Hanging basket with poliferations (small plants on long stems)
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Hanging basket with poliferations (small plants on long stems)

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Scientific Name: Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'
Common Name: Spider Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Variegated Plants
Comments: This cascading plant is an excellent choice for hanging baskets. Plantlets develop from the flowering racemes and these are used for propagation. Avoid florides in water supplies and soil mixes as they cause foliage tip burn. Often grown indoors as a house plant, but best to locate near a windown that receives several hours of direct sunlight during the day. Requires a minimum amount of winter protection in the lower South. Leaf-tip burn is a problem that can give this plant an untidy appearance much of the time.