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Chlorophytum capense

To swap with Jen Woodward

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

It's the pure green leaved spider plant, I'm not sure exactly what genus

Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Chlorophytum capense

Common names

Spider plant

Description

Chlorophytum capense (Spider plant). A low clumped perennial native to South Africa. Lance or strap-shaped leaves are bright green, the flowers are white and borne in racemes.

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 5C. You should grow them in a light position away from the direct sun in a fertile well drained soil. You should water freely in the growing season but sparingly at other times if pot grown.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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  • LightPart shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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