The fast growing and vining cousin of the classic swiss cheese plant! They can tolerate low to bright indirect light and they should be allowed to mostly dry out between waterings.
Pot size: 5cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Can tolerate low to bright indirect light.||Low to bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it can handle more light.|
|Allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering.||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a week or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Swiss Cheese Vine, Money Mask
Scientific Name: Monstera adansonii
Origin: Central & South America
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound.
Propagation: These are extremely easy to propagate - just make sure your cutting has a node and pop them in damp soil or a jar of water until they root.
Common problems: Leaf yellowing can occur when under or over watered - just keep an eye and adjust your care accordingly!
Care Tips: These plants will do fine in just about any space but they’ll really take off in brighter and more humid environments - a bathroom would be perfect!
Fun Fact: The holes in their leaves actually serve a purpose in their natural habitat - it allows them to withstand heavy rainfall and tropical storm conditions!
Other varieties: Monstera Peru, Monstera Deliciosa
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.