Monstera karstenianum sp. Peru are part of the Araceae family and are native to Southern Mexico and Central America. The leaves are coriaceous, thick and shiny and this plant is an excellent climber; using its adventitious roots to make its way up a stake or sphagnum moss pole.
Foliage: Approximately 25cm in length
Secrets to success
Temperature: Between 16-24°C.
Light: Bright indirect light or moderate light is best for this plant.
Watering: These 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 barky mix.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.