Chlorophytum genus (Spider plant). This genus consists of evergreen, stemless perennials with short rhizomes. There are about 200 species. The leaves are strap-shaped, lance-shaped or sword-shaped.
Perennials, Evergreens, Herbaceous or Grasses
S & W. Africa
Grown for their foliage.
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.
You can propagate by seeds, division or plantlets at any time except the winter.
Greenfly. Aphids and root mealy bugs.
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