Monstera deliciosa are part of the Araceae family and are native to Southern Mexico and Central America. These are terrestrial growing and are fantastic climbing plants, use a stake or sphagnum moss pole to support its growth. Leaves are large and heart shaped, leathery to touch and as they mature, they develop fenestrations. Monstera deliciosa develop aerial roots which they use to climb.
Height: Approximately 55cm from base of pot.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Between 16-24°C.
Light: Bright indirect light is best for this plant as they grow in tropical rainforests.
Watering: M.deliciosa are very forgiving with watering, they can dry out a little between watering.
Air humidity: Moderate to higher humidity, this can be achieved by misting, grouping plants together, using a humidifier or placing your plant on a tray of watered pebbles.
Fertilising: Feed every few waterings during the growing season.
Potting mix: A well draining mix.
This plant is toxic; keep out of reach of pets and children.