Chlorophytum comosum 'Atlantic'

Plants are supplied in standard nursery pots.

Chlorophytum comosum 'Atlantic'

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Spider plant, airplane plant, spider ivy

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Chlorophytum comosum 'Atlantic' has attractive cascading with small white flowers and 'babies' forming on long, narrow stems called runners. With it's white ribboning foliage and green margins, Chlorophytums are more commonly known as the spider plants and originally come from South Africa and Asia. Easy to maintain for areas of sun or shade indoors. Ideal as a hanging plant. 


Position- Indoors with bright, indirect light.

Temperature- Average indoor temperatures 18-24°c

Watering- Keep well watered with moist soil, never allow to sit in water. Water directly into the soil and not into the centre as this can cause rot. Less watering needed in winter.

Feed- Use a weak solution every few weeks during the growing season, nothing in winter.

Care tips- Baby Spiders can be re-potted in fresh soil and left to self-root, giving you a second plant to pass on to friends and family.

Chlorophytum comosum 'Atlantic' Identification Sheet

Tropical and Southern Africa
Species / Cultivar
Comosum var. Atlantic
Common name(s)
Spider plant, airplane plant, spider ivy
Tender, must be kept indoors
Skill level
Very easy
Rate of growth
Very fast growing
Humidity needs
Well drained soil, water when top inch of soil is dry to touch
Frequently asked questions about houseplants

How often should I water my house plants?

Watering houseplants is always a tricky business. Some love to have their soil moist at all times, others like to be on the drier side. Also, every home is different and winters are not the same as summers. 

Conditions differ throughout the year, all over the country and plants have different preferences. 

Make sure you read the care instructions that come with the plant and adjust that according to your home.

How often should I feed my house plants?

With some house plants, you can feed them according to the label on the feed. It may look like it's not enough and you could be tempted to add more than the recommended dose, but do remember that the correct dosages will prevent the roots from getting burned from too much concentration. 

As a rule of thumb, once a month, a mild solution of a balanced organic fertiliser is ideal to be applied in the growing season. 

Plant warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery information

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed. Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it. 

Please make sure you leave delivery instructions, at checkout, in case you won't be at home when the courier delivers.







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