The Monstera plant is a must-have for plant parents, it’s easy to grow and is a fast grower, great if you’re building your own indoor jungle. Named the Swiss Cheese Plant because of the holes in its leaves, it’s easy to care for and need little attention before its taking over your home.
Monstera is also perfect for making cuttings and propagation, so if you want to grow a mini tribe, why not transform your home into a tropical rainforest?
Part of the Araceae family, and unlike other tropical house plants, it likes the shade. Although it’s a bit of a vampire when it comes to light, the Monstera is fond of a little warmth, so it will happily grow in a home where the heating is cranked on full. Only water your Monstera Delisiosa every now and then, and during winter months, even less.
Other Names: Monstera Deliciosa; Ceriman, Custard Plant; Indian Ivy; Fruit Salad Plant; Mexican Breadgruit; Cheese Plant;
Originated: Central America
Light: Bright, indirect sunlight and a little shade tolerant.
Water: Water every few weeks, on when the first 5cm of soil is dry.
Environment: It loved the humidity, mist every few days!
Care: Trim away ariel roots if you don’t like the look.
Location: Bathroom, Livingroom, Hallway, Office.
Minimum Temperature: 12 degrees.
Pet Friendly: No, keep it out of reach of pets and children.
Propagation: Take cutting and place in water until roots grow 5cm, then pot.
Brown spots? You’re overwatering your Monstera, give it a little more time between waters.
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