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outdoor spider plants getting too big

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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#1 Comment By theficuswrangler On 11/04/2014 @ 11:18 pm

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: [1]
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. [2]


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