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Scientific Name: Chlorophytum comosum
Common Names: spider plant, airplane plant, St. Bernard's lily, spider ivy, ribbon plant, hen and chickens
Spider plants are well known for being some of the easiest house plants around! Very forgiving care, easy light requirements… The best part? They love to make babies!
Easily the most noticeable feature of spider plants is their tendency to put out plantlets at the end of their longest leaves. Allowing these plantlets to lay on soil results in their forming adventitious roots and hey presto, you have more spider plants!
The care for spider plants is fantastically straightforward:
When your spider plant gets large enough, be sure to propagate! It helps the health of the plant and makes you everyone’s new best friend, too!