Common Name: Split Leaf; Split-Leaf; Cutleaf; Cut Leaf; Swiss Cheese
Scientific Name: Monstera Deliciosa
Light: Bright indirect light with
Water: Allow to dry out slightly between watering, but make sure the water comes out drainage holes and water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks
Care: Choose a deep pot with numerous drainage holes. Place a pole or moss pole in pot to give support to this vining plant. Requires high humidity - mist often or use a humidifier, and temperatures that stay consistently between 65°F and 75°F
Details: Indoors, the plant has a moderate growth rate and can grow in height about 1 to 2 feet a year, reaching an average of 10 feet in height. Its naturally glossy large heart-shaped leaves have a characteristic split. You'll also spot intricate aerial roots growing out of the soil which benefit the plant by supporting the stems that hold leaves that can grow to 3 feet long.
Not pet friendly