Hawaiian spider plant: Care & Growing Guide

This is an easy-to-care-for indoor houseplant that will keep you smiling all year round! It has beautiful orange-red flowers that bloom throughout the summer months. They look great hanging from light fixtures or sitting on shelves.

You can cut the stems back during winter dormancy. Hawaiian Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) does well in low-light conditions but prefers bright indirect sunlight. Also known as Chlorophytum comosum.

The spider plant Hawaiian is an interesting plant that has small leaves and flowers. Its stem grows to be about two feet tall. It can also produce long vines. The flowers are shaped like tiny balls. Each flower has five petals. The colors are white, purple, and lavender.

Hawaiian spider plants have many uses. They make attractive houseplants. Their flowers smell nice too. People use them as cut flowers. They make good gifts for weddings and other celebrations. Some people eat the roots to treat colds.

Common Name– Hawaiian spider plant
Botanical Name– Chlorophytum comosum
Family– Asparagaceae
Sunlight– bright indirect
Soil Type– well-drained
Flower Color– Orange-red
Water– Soil is moist but not wet
Fertilizer– Balanced fertilizer
Problem– Rare
Propagation– Stem cutting
Native Area– southern Africa, western Australia

Hawaiian spider plant care

Hawaiian spider plant

Hawaiin spider plants can be grown indoors all year long if you give them adequate light and water. This is good because it means you will always have some fresh Hawaiian spider plants nearby. You should also know that spider plants need to be kept away from pets and other animals.

If one of your spider plants gets eaten by an animal you might lose its roots too. And finally, spider plants don’t like cold weather very much so make sure you keep your house at a comfortable temperature (between 70-80 degrees F).

If you live in an area where it gets cold at night, keep your plants outside during the winter months. Provide good light and water regularly. Feed once a month using a fertilizer formulated especially for alocasias. Water deeply if the soil dries out. Be careful when pruning; do not cut too close to the leaf stems.

Hawaiian Spider plants can be difficult to keep alive, but if you do your best you will have beautiful blossoms every year.

  • Hawaiian Spider plants need to be a bright light at all times during the day and night. If you live near a window where there is natural sunlight, your Hawaiian Spiders will look much better than if they are kept under artificial light only.
  • You must keep your Hawaiian Spider plant well-watered. It is best to water them once a week, but it can be done more often if necessary.
  • Do not fertilize your Hawaiian Spider Plants unless needed. Fertilizing too frequently makes your plants weak and unhealthy. When your plants get sick, they become very difficult to care for.


Prune your spider plant Hawaii to shape it up for winter. This is especially important if you live where there is cold weather during the year. Pruning will keep the plant from becoming leggy. It can also help reduce its water needs. But don’t prune too much. If you do, you’ll cut off all the leaves and flowers.

Many plants can be pruned to make new growth. Sometimes it is necessary to cut back severely so that the plant will put more energy into growing again. This is known as “pruning”. Pruning helps control weeds and pests. It also makes room for new flowers and leaves.

When you prune your plant carefully you should leave a small stump at the base. You must wait until the plant grows new roots before you remove the top part of the plant.

Potting and Repotting

It is important to pot your plants regularly so that you can watch their growth and make any adjustments needed. When repotting, it helps if you know how much space will be available in the new container. If you don’t plan ahead, there may not be enough room for all your plants.

When you pot your plants, it is important to make sure that there is enough soil to absorb water. If your plant does not get enough moisture it can become weak and sick. It will also need more fertilizer. This means that you should repot the plant every two months.

It is best to use fresh soil for each new pot. Many gardeners keep their pots in a cool dark place so that the roots do not dry out. For best results, you should only water your plants once a week.

Humidity and Temperature

When it is cold outside, plants will grow more slowly than normal. If there is too much humidity, then the leaves will curl up instead of growing normally. It can be difficult to tell whether the weather has changed just by looking at the plants alone. But if you know the type of plant you have, you might notice changes in its behavior.

The average temperature of the atmosphere is about 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The lowest temperature recorded was minus 112 degrees Fahrenheit. The highest temperature recorded was 136 degrees Fahrenheit.

At sea level, the atmospheric pressure averages 1013 millibars. That works out to one pound per square inch. For comparison purposes, normal atmospheric pressure is 14.7 pounds per square inch.


Propagate spider plants from seeds or cuttings. Cut off the bottom half inch of each seedling, soak it in water overnight, then place it in a pot filled with soil. Water regularly until you see new roots appear. Then transplant it into your garden. This is one of the easiest ways to propagate spider plants.

The Hawaiian Spider Plant is an easy-to-care-for indoor houseplant. It grows well indoors and outdoors. It has bright flowers and leaves that make it very attractive. This plant can be propagated from seed or by cuttings.

This is my first attempt at propagating a Hawaiian Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum). I will be using it to make cuttings from which I can transplant. My plan is to do this every two months until I get enough plants. Then I will divide them up among several containers.

Common Pests and Diseases

Common pests and diseases include aphids, caterpillars, leafhoppers, mites, mealybugs, scale insects, slugs, snails, thrips, whiteflies, and viruses. Hawaii has many native species of pest insects and disease organisms. However, most of those do not attack plants grown outside.

You can help prevent some problems by keeping your house clean and removing weeds. You can also use products to control pests and diseases. If you see signs of insect infestation, remove affected leaves and wash off infected plants with soap and water. Do not spray pesticides near food crops. This will harm our environment and make it harder for birds to find their own food.


How do you water a Hawaiian spider plant?

If you want to keep your Hawaiian Spider Plant healthy and happy, it is best to water it daily. Watering helps prevent fungal diseases from developing. You can use a spray bottle with soapy water or just wet the soil before watering.

Where is the best place in the home to put a spider plant?

There are many different plants you can choose from. You will need to decide where you want it to be located in your home. It needs bright light and warm temperatures. So, if you do move it outside, make sure you bring it inside at night so it doesn’t freeze. If you don’t move it outside, you might want to consider putting it by a window instead. That way you can enjoy the beauty of its flowers while keeping it safely indoors.

What causes spider plants to get brown tips?

Spider plants can be very pretty. But sometimes they look sickly with their dark spots. When this happens it is because there has been an injury somewhere on the plant. This could be from bugs eating at the leaves, or being stepped on by a pet. It could also happen if something falls on the plant. If you think your plant looks sickly check it out carefully. Try to find where the problem might be.