Learn all you need to know about caring for a monstera adansonii narrow form...
Monstera Adansonii Narrow Form Summary
|Light needs:||Medium to bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry.|
|Fertilizer:||Feed a balanced fertilizer monthly in the spring and summer.|
|Soil:||A well draining mix, with 20% perlite to it.|
|Humidity:||50% or over.|
|Where to buy:||Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy.|
|Common issues:||Browning of leaves.|
Welcome to our guide to the slender monstera adansonii narrow form. We cover all in our care guide.
Tip: we recommend Etsy for buying plants. Look for the best rated seller you can, and try to buy as close to your home as possible so the plant does not travel too far.
The like the range from medium to bright indirect sunlight. Don’t let them get direct sun though as it will likely burn their leaves.
How Often To Water A Monstera Adansonii Narrow Form
Check the soil weekly with your finger and water the plant if top half of soil is dry. They do want to sit in water, so if your plant is in an external container then tip out any excess water after about ten minutes after watering.
Feed a balanced fertilizer monthly in the spring and summer.
They will do best in a well draining mix, if you have a normal potting compost, then add about 20% perlite to it.
For more on buying or making your own soil, see our guide here: Monstera Soil.
When To Repot
Take your plant out of it’s pot in spring and check the roots have plenty of space for the plant to grow over the coming year. Repot it if in doubt.
50% or over is ideal, they are tropical houseplants and will thrive if given decent humidity levels. You can get leaf crisping issues if the humidity drops too much.
16-28°C (61-82°F) is a good range to aim for. These plants do fine in most homes.
How To Propagate Monstera Adansonii Narrow Form
You can propagate it by taking stem cuttings, which should root easily in water. Make sure you get the node in (the knuckle that the leaves grow from), and a leaf or two, using clean sharp scissors or a knife. Put it in a jar of water to root. When it has a few roots developed (it should take about 4-8 weeks), you can pot it up in a good monstera soil mix.
Is It Toxic To Cats?
They are toxic to dogs and cats if eaten. So keep them out of the way of pets and contact a vet straight away if you pet eats any.
Monstera Adansonii Round Form Vs Narrow
The monstera adansonii round form and narrow are different in that the round form has more thinner oval shaped leaves, where as the round form have bigger wider rounder leaves. The fenestrations are the same.
Monstera Adansonii Narrow Form Vs Laniata
The monstera laniata is distinguishable by its two rows of holes down the center of the leaf. The adansonii has holes all over it’s leaves, and more holes.
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FAQs And Common Problems
Leaves can go brown/black in patches at the edges and cut the holes through to the edge of the leaf. These happen for a number of reasons, mainly due to sunburn, fertilizer burn, and lack of humidity or water. Keep them out of sunlight and water them well and you should be ok.
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