The monstera deliciosa, also called the “swiss cheese plant”, originated in Central America before being adopted as a popular cult-favorite indoor plant. It receives its nickname due to the holes in the mature leaves! Due to their tropical origin, monsteras thrive in heat and humidity. With the gorgeous exotic foliage that rewards patient growers every year, the monstera deliciosa gives a calming spa-like atmosphere to any home.
LIGHT: Bright indirect. Direct sun may scorch leaves.
WATER: Regularly when top few inches of soil are dry. Do not overwater or leaves will get dark spots.
TEMPERATURE: Monsteras are tropical plants, and they grow faster in heat. Treat 50°F as an absolute minimum, but the warmer, the better.
HUMIDITY: Tropical plant, prefers medium to high humidity.
SAFETY: Toxic to dogs, cats, and humans when ingested. Please be mindful before growing around pets or small children.
FERTILIZER: Monthly during active growth in spring and summer.