How can i plant spider plant?

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Which zone is the best to plant spider plant. My green ficus plant leaf has change from green to brown, what may be the cause?.

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  • Ken Erickson Ken Erickson on Oct 03, 2018

    Check with your local nursery and/or go to www.arborday.org for comprehensive plant/tree information.

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Oct 03, 2018

    Hi John,

    Here's an article that might help. Wishing you the best.

    https://homeguides.sfgate.com/problem-ficus-tree-leaves-brown-tip-shedding-lot-100866.html

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Oct 03, 2018

    Spider plants normally are used as hanging plants, but I found an article on using them as a ground cover that you may find useful. There also are many articles on the page you can look at if you have problems with the plant.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spider-plant

    I hope this helps you, John!

  • Sami Sami on Oct 04, 2018

    Hi, your tree may be root bound which prevents it from taking up enough water/Nutrients. Try replanting it with the proper amount of pebbles in the bottom along with mixing your dirt with a good mix of gritty soil (sand,fine bark etc.) To allow for root growth and proper aeration. Also, trim up the roots a bit before transplanting(this will force the tree to make new roots) Caution, (it will take a few waterings to wet the new mixture) so don't over water, as it will go everywhere. Good luck.

  • Kay Kay on Oct 04, 2018

    I had one of these Ficus Trees, planted in ground it thrived grew to be about 7 foot tall!

  • Patty Patty on Oct 04, 2018

    You can root a spider plant in water or soil.

  • Alice E Marson Alice E Marson on Oct 04, 2018

    spider plant is usually grown inside the house unless you're in a warmer climate like California or Florida. It is a air cleaner plant and doesn't need a lot of water.

  • Steffy Eisenhardt Steffy Eisenhardt on Oct 04, 2018

    first of all that is not a spider plant and second, what you have is a ficus tree. You have to get transplanting directions for each separate plant which you just might find them on You Tube. Good luck.

  • Judy Phariss Judy Phariss on Oct 04, 2018

    Spider plants are easy to transplant. Notice the long stems hanging with a baby spider plant? Just cut of the baby and you can see the roots so just push that part a little in the potting soil. I planted a few off my big plant and started it that way.

  • Susan Susan on Oct 14, 2018

    You can also take those "baby plants" and put them in water to grow the roots more, then simply place them in potting soil in a hanging basket. They also can be planted outside, but may not make it thru the winter.

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