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Hastings Leader - 2021-05-05

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Will my Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) survive the winter outside?

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Perhaps, but only in a sheltered shady spot away from frosts. Given those conditions, spider plants are surprisingly tough, and can make an attractive ground cover in milder districts — in Australia they can be fairly invasive. Anyway, best pot up a few offshoots (pups) and keep them indoors just in case. Spider plants are native to South Africa, an easy-care plant — it will even grow in an aquarium if started off small.

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