Monstera sp ‘Peru’ is part of the Araceae family, it is not a recognised species.
Leaves are coriaceous, thick and shiny, it has a climbing growth habit; using its adventitious roots to make its way up a stake or moss pole.
Genus name comes from the Latin ‘monstrum’ meaning monster.
This listing is for one plant only.The picture shown is an example of what's in stock. You will receive a plant as close to the picture and description as possible.
Pot: ø 12cm.
Foliage: Approximately 20cm in length.
Light: Bright indirect light, meaning the plant sees the sun for 0-4 hours per day - this could be through trees or a translucent curtain, it’s important for the plant to see the sky in order to thrive.
Water: Allow the first 2-3 inches of mix to dry out, pour water slowly over the top and allow the water to pass through the drainage holes.
Potting mix: A well draining mix composed of coco coir, perlite or vermiculite, orchid bark and worm castings.
Fertilising: Feed your plant every few waterings during the growing season or when you observe active growth. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.
Temperature: 21-27°C. No lower than 15°C.
Humidity: Monstera sp 'Peru' prefer humidity greater than 60%. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a watered pebble tray or using a humidifier.
Monstera sp 'Peru' are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
How do you take care of Monstera sp 'Peru'?
Take care of Monstera sp. 'Peru' by keeping it in a room with moderate to higher humidity this can be achieved by grouping plants together, using a humidifier or placing your plant on a tray of watered pebbles. The temperature should be between 21-27°C, and you should allow the soil to dry out a little between waterings. Feed Monstera sp 'Peru' with fertiliser every few waterings during the growing season.
What light does Monstera sp 'Peru' need?
Monstera sp 'Peru' needs bright indirect light or moderate light in order for it to thrive.
How do you propagate Monstera sp 'Peru'?
Propagate Monstera sp 'Peru' by taking stem tip cuttings below an aerial root at the node of mature plants during the growing seasons. Place the cutting 1-2 inches deep in moist potting soil and water moderately.
What soil should Monstera sp 'Peru' be planted in?
Plant Monstera sp 'Peru' in a well-draining potting mix.