spider plants


Old 09-11-01, 02:42 AM
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Hi there. I have just recently bought a new home, and I'm trying to bring it to life. I have a bunch of herbs in my garden that I'm trying to identify, by my main thing now is...I bought a spider plant this am, and it's got alot of plantlets already. How do I know where to cut them to start new plants? I know I should know this, it's probably common sense, but I've never really had plants before, other than vegetables, and I want to do this right. Any suggestions?


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Old 09-11-01, 09:39 AM
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Hi Melbas,

You can either cut those plantlets off and put them in water until the roots grow longer, or you can peg them down in a little pot with potting soil. Some have long enough roots so you can cut them from the plant and put them directly in potting soil.


Old 09-12-01, 08:54 AM
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Cool spider plants

Thanks so much. I also went to the library and checked out Taylor's Encyclopedia of Container Plants, which has alot of info for those who are new to this.

Thanks again,


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