How To Repot A Spider Plant? One of the things spider plants absolutely love is being confined to a small space, so make sure you don’t make the mistake of putting them too early or too big in a container.
In this guide I explain when to start repotting the spider plant and what is needed to give it new growth and space. I love when the roots take over the whole pot, but don’t wait until their roots are ready for change. This means that when they start orbiting the Earth, wait a few weeks until they can hold a larger (but not whole) Earth together. If you want to repay a spit plant, you should wait at least a week or two before doing so.
To better demonstrate this, look at the image, which is the minimum amount of roots you want to see. This is only a rough estimate of the roots needed for a pot of a spider plant, but it is about half of what is needed for a normal pot.
As you can see, the roots have found their way to the bottom of the pot and can hold their own soil in place. This is the minimum amount of roots you should see in your pot plant, and it is about half of what is needed for a normal pot.
Check the bottom of the pot
Another way to see if there are potentially enough roots is to check the bottom of the pot, and it’s a very good sign. If you use a pot with a drainage borehole in the soil, the roots of your spider plant find their way into your pot, and they start to grow.
When this happens, be sure to lift the plant out of the container and make sure that the roots go all the way to the bottom of your pot. When they are ready, you should spend some time looking around in a larger pot. This usually means that the spider plant has more space in the pot and tries to stretch its boundaries.
Spider plants like to be rooted
At the beginning of this guide, I mentioned that spider plants like to be rooted and the roots should be your first indication of the size of your new pot. Get a pot that is bigger than the pot it is in, but does it really make sense to make it bigger?
A spider plant is happy to take up space in the ground with roots, but actually they want to be able to expand and then stand in a confined space, not in an open space.
If you only have one large pot, that is fine, but you need to help the plant grow faster by fertilizing it. There really are no limits to what type of pot you want to use for a spider plant, and it’s easy if you have a pot with drainage holes.
Watering the plant a little more carefully
The only thing to watch out for is watering the plant a little more carefully, but a drainage hole is not necessary. A drainage floor allows excess water to escape from the pot, reducing the risk of root rot. If you have a nice pot that you want to use for a spider plant, take it to a local garden center or garden shop and pick it up.
This pot contains 5 different spider plants, and if you are looking for just that, take them out of the pot if they are too big or too small for your garden center or garden shop.
The confined space encourages the growth of the spider plant, but eventually the plant stops growing and maintains its current size. If you don’t want to repot your spider plants in the foreseeable future, you can repot them and leave them in the new pot.
When a spider plant settles in
When a spider plant settles in a properly sized pot and takes up a lot of space in the pot, it can start to shoot even smaller shoots. I recently discovered this in one of my little spider plants, and it is very exciting because my previously tiny plant is now growing and self-sufficient. In the picture below you can see the small shoots on the left side of the plant, as well as the larger shoots in front of it. You can read more about this guide and how to care for your spider plant in our guide.
This is just the beginning, and soon you will see how each shoot forms its own shoots and the first shoots begin to grow.
If you are looking for further instructions on a particular plant, you can request a plant guide or donate to the plants to get a guide to the plants I have problems with. I hope this will help you keep your plants healthy and beautiful, and if this happens, I would like to hear from you.