Plant Care Curly Spider Plant

Curly Spider Plant

4.7 out of 5 (18 experiences)

Curly Spider Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Curly Spider Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Spider Plant 'Bonnie'

Taxonomy

Chlorophytum comosum 'Bonnie'
Chlorophytum
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Curly Spider Plant

Water

How often to water your Curly Spider Plant

Water needs for Curly Spider Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Curly Spider Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Curly Spider Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Curly Spider Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Curly Spider Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Curly Spider Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Curly Spider Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Curly Spider Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Curly Spider Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Curly Spider Plant

Curly Spider Plant

Curly Spider Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Curly Spider Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 14
Curly Spider Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 11
Curly Spider Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 8
Curly Spider Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 7
Curly Spider Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 5
Curly Spider Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Curly Spider Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Aur0ra avatar
@Aur0ra
leaf-1 22 Plants
xp 1,555 XP
07/27/2021

ugh! to say this is a spider plant, it has been one of the most difficult plants i’ve had?! was going really great, throwing out babies here and there and then one day it just… bleh. do i had to chop it all back to this

Browns easily Browns easily
Abidina avatar
@Abidina
leaf-1 91 Plants
xp 3,082 XP
globe Nashville, TN
06/26/2021

my little curly spider canNOT stop having pups 🖤

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
A.u.t.u.m.n_noel avatar
@A.u.t.u.m.n_noel
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 241 XP
globe Gresham, OR
06/14/2021

Super talkative and will let you know when it needs water! Its a fast grower and will eventually give you tons of baby plants!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Kennedy avatar
@Kennedy
leaf-1 59 Plants
xp 1,221 XP
06/08/2021

I’ve had mine for a little over 2 weeks and it’s already growing a baby one very cute. I bottom water mind and it seems to do great and it’s under a grow light.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Lanasoasis avatar
@Lanasoasis
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 622 XP
05/31/2021

Sensitive to light and over/under watering

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Vchil avatar
@Vchil
leaf-1 35 Plants
xp 1,366 XP
05/26/2021

I love how chaotic these guys end up looking after letting all their babies grow & hang below the plant. Mine get crispy tips if it it gets too much direct sun

Fast grower Fast grower
Vtjungle avatar
@Vtjungle
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 1,036 XP
globe Burlington, VT
04/07/2021

So easy to care for! I especially like the curly variety because of their interesting mass of leaves.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Kaylathrivesonlife29 avatar
@Kaylathrivesonlife29
leaf-1 31 Plants
xp 2,297 XP
globe Mayfield Heights, OH
03/14/2021

I love the aesthetic of this plant so much! I just wish he was growing a bit faster. Fingers crossed for this summer!!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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