Written by Maggie
Dec 17 2020
Spider plant belongs to liliaceae, Spider plant, perennial evergreen herb. Phnom Penh chlorophytum mainly produces in the northern temperate and cold zone, Jilin, Hebei, Shaanxi, Sichuan and east China, etc. There is no obvious geographical distribution due to the strong growth and reproduction ability of the plants, which are suitable for family basins.
The Spider plant has broad, light green leaves attached to short stems with thick, cylindrical Succulent roots. Racemes 30-60 cm long, pendulous, florets white; As the name suggests, the edge of phnom Penh chlorophyta is golden yellow, very nice; It often gives rise to a number of tufts on the Flower stem from the bud with roots of small plants, very interesting.It grows fast and is easy to grow, and can be cultivated and appreciated all year round in a brighter room. It is one of the most appropriate kinds that hang or put on a cabinet top or flower rack.
Morphological characteristics of Spider plant
The Spider plant has broad, light green leaves attached to short stems with thick, cylindrical succulent roots. Racemes are 30-60 cm long, pendulous, florets white; As the name suggests, the edge of phnom Penh chlorophyta is golden yellow, very nice; It often gives rise to a number of tufts on the flower stem from the bud with roots of small plants, very interesting. The Spider plant grows fast and is easy to grow, and can be cultivated and appreciated all year round in a brighter room.
Growing environment of Spider plant
Temperature: Spider plants like warm environments and have strong adaptability. The lowest temperature of overwintering is about 10℃.
Light: Spider plant likes bright light, avoiding direct sunlight in summer, blocking about 50% light, no blocking in winter.
Moisture: There is plenty of moisture in the soil, but it has a certain ability to resist drought. Avoid water in the basin.
Air humidity: During the dry season and hot summer, the Spider plant often sprays water around the plant and onto its leaves.
Spider plant distribution range
Spider plant is mainly produced in temperate and cold zones in the northern Hemisphere, in Jilin, Hebei, Shaanxi, Sichuan and east China.
Main value of Spider plant
Spider plant is one of the traditional hanging plants.Its leaves are slender and soft, and the stems of small plants, which are drawn from the axils of the leaves, droop from the edge of the basin, stretch loose and drooping, like flowers, evergreen all the year round. It is both rigid and soft, the shape of a flying crane, so the ancient has "broken crane orchid" said. In short, its special appearance constitutes a unique hanging landscape and three-dimensional beauty, and can play a chic ornament effect.
Spider plant is not only an excellent overhanging leaf-viewing plant in the house, but also a kind of good indoor air-purifying plant.
Spider plants are easy to breed and highly adaptable. They are one of the most traditional hanging plants in houses. Its leaves are slender and soft, and small plants grow from the axils of the leaves. They hang down from the edge of the basin and stretch out freely. They look like flowers and are evergreen all the year round.
The Spider plant can undertake photosynthesis below faint light, can absorb indoor above 80% harmful gas, the ability that absorbs formaldehyde is super. General room to raise 1-2 pot chlorophytum, the toxic gas in the air can be absorbed, a pot of phnom penh chlorophytum in 8-10 square meters of the room, it is equivalent to an air purifier.Because the newly decorated house has been continuously releasing harmful gases such as formaldehyde, environmental experts suggest that after the renovation, keep more ventilation, and raise several pots of chlorophyl and other plants, so that the new house can basically reach the occupancy standard after three to six months of vacancy. The Spider plant bracketplant to stove, electrical appliances, plastic products at the same time distribution of carbon monoxide, nitrogen absorbed, peroxide can decompose benzene, absorb the nicotine in cigarette smoke relatively stable harmful substances, such as purification ability of phnom penh bracketplant is almost the same with general activated carbon, than strong ability coconut carbon less.