"Christoph Metelmann" <chandvel at inet.uni-c.dk> wrote:
>> Hi....what is a spider plant? Genus? I know of the spider lilly, but
>> never heard of it referred to as a plant. Micro.
>Now wait a minute - I know the spider lilly as belonging to the
>Amaryllidaceae under the name of Hymenocallis occidentalis and it grows in
>the SE part of the US.
I think he was joking.
>Spider Plant on the other hand belongs to the Liliaceae and is called
>Chlorophytum comosum. This is an indoor plant here in Denmark. I usually
>wait until it blooms during the winter time and then the plant starts to
>develop new plants on long shoots. Those I cut off and put into a glass of
>water until I see roots develop. Then put it into a pot and done.
You are correct and what I wrote earlier (about cutting, trimming
leaves and putting upside down in water) was wrong, I thought we were
talking about Cyperusm, but it's Chlorophytum that is referred to as
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