Spider Plants

Outdoor Spider Plants Getting Too Big

Anonymous added on November 4, 2014 | Answered

I have several outdoor spiders that are getting too big, how do I trim them back? I live near Pittsburgh, so the winter will be severe.

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Answered on November 4, 2014

Spider plants are tropicals and can't live through a northern winter, so you'll have to bring them indoors. You can cut the outer leaves back to leave a smaller plant. In fact you should do this as part of the acclimating process: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/acclimate-plants-indoors-winter.htm
If you want to make some smaller plants, you can also cut the entire root ball into 2 or 3 pieces and repot them as new plants. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/learn-more-about-repotting-houseplants.htm

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