Monstera

  • How To Clean Monstera Leaves
    Monstera,  Variegated Monstera

    How To Clean Monstera Leaves

    Monsteras seem to collect dust really easily and can do with a clean every now and again. I clean mine each month. We cover all you need to know about cleaning monstera leaves in this quick and concise guide. See also: Monstera Albo, Monstera Thai Constellation, Monstera Deliciosa Care, for a full guide to caring for these plants, as well as our other posts: How To Propagate Monstera Albo. What You’ll Need You will need: Why Clean Your Monstera Leaves? Letting your plant get dusty not only makes it looks skanky (yes skanky!) but dust or grime and stop the plant getting enough light and photosynthesizing properly. So it’s a…

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  • How To Propagate Monstera Albo
    Monstera,  Variegated Monstera

    How To Propagate Monstera Albo

    Welcome to our guide to propagating a monstera albo, covering soil, leca and moss methods with step by step instructions and pictures from my propagations. See also: Monstera Albo for a full guide to caring for this plant, as well as our other posts: Monstera Thai Constellation. What You’ll Need You will need: How To Propagate Monstera Albo Step 1: Get your plant ready, you need to be able to take a cuttings from it with one leaf and preferably leave one or two leaves on the plant. If the plant is really healthy can can take all the leaves and node off it and just leave a stump and…

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  • Monstera Dubia Mounting
    Fun Projects,  Monstera

    Monstera Dubia Mounting

    We cover all you need to know about monstera dubia mounting, you can use a moss pole, wood or even cardboard. We run down all methods, with pictures for each from my own dubias. See also: Monstera Dubia for a full guide to caring for this plant, as well as our other posts: Monstera Dubia Frame, Monstera Dubia Propagation In Moss, Monstera Dubia Propagation. What You’ll Need You will need: Why Do Monstera Dubia Need Mounting ? In the wild dubia will ‘shingle’ or climb up a tree. They then eventually get split leaves (a little bit like a monstera deliciosa) when they reach maturity growing on the side of…

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  • Dubia Frame
    Fun Projects,  Monstera

    Monstera Dubia Frame

    Welcome to our guide to growing monstera dubias on a plank of wood or a wooden frame with no soil. I have made a few of these in the past and thought I’d share them here. I cover two ways to do this, one on a plank of wood and one on a frame. The methods are essentially the same as you are tying a monstera dubia cutting to moss pole / wood where it will live. You will need to mist them a couple of times a week in most conditions to keep the moss slightly moist and they can live there ongoing as living art on your wall.…

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  • Monstera Dubia Propagation In Sphagnum Moss
    Monstera,  Propagation

    Monstera Dubia Propagation In Moss

    Our guide to monstera dubia propagation in sphagnum moss, which is the best method for propagation a lot of plants at one time. See also: Monstera Dubia for a full guide to caring for this plant, as well as our other posts: Monstera Dubia Mounting, Monstera Dubia Frame, Monstera Dubia Propagation. Monstera dubias are really easy to propagate using sphagnum moss. If you are propagating a lot at one go I would definitely use this method it is ideal for bulk propagation. What You’ll Need You will need: How To Propagate Monstera Dubia In Moss Step 1: You want to take a entire stem of dubias and turn it into…

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  • Monstera dubia propagation
    Monstera,  Propagation

    Monstera Dubia Propagation

    Our guide to monstera dubia propagation with step by step instructions for leca and soil propagation, as well as water prop. We cover bulk propagation of dubias with sphagnum moss in another article: Monstera Dubia Propagation In Moss. See also: Monstera Dubia for a full guide to caring for this plant, as well as our other posts: Monstera Dubia Mounting, Monstera Dubia Frame, Monstera Dubia Propagation In Moss. What You’ll Need You will need: To propagate monstera dubia you need to take a cutting with one leaf and one node. This will mean cutting your nice dubia! What you can do is wait until the plant is big and growing…

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  • Monstera Standleyana Propagation
    Monstera,  Propagation

    Monstera Standleyana Propagation

    Our guide to monstera standleyana propagation with step by step instructions for water propagation as well as leca, soil and sphagnum moss methods. See also: Monstera Standleyana for a full guide to caring for this plant. And our other monstera prop guides including: How To Propagate Monstera Albo. What You’ll Need You will need: How To Propagate Monstera Standleyana In Water You can propagate monstera standleyana fairly easily with stem cuttings. Step 1: Get a plant that is big enough to take a cutting or two from. Step 2: Take a cutting below the node and try to get one leaf and one node. Step 3: Put them all in…

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  • Monstera pinnatipartita propagation
    Monstera,  Propagation

    Monstera Pinnatipartita Propagation

    Welcome to our guide to monstera pinnatipartita propagation, I run through water propagation as well as soil and leca, which I’ve used personally. There’s plenty of pictures too. If you have any further questions on tis, please get in contact. See also: Monstera Pinnatipartita Care for a full guide to caring for this plant What You’ll Need You will need: How To Propagate Monstera Pinnatipartita In Water These plants are really easy to propagate, I have loads which I have propagated from just one plant. I always use water first as I can take a lot of cuttings and root them with very little fuss in one jar of water.…

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  • Monstera Adansonii Variegata
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Variegated Monstera

    Monstera Adansonii Variegated

    In general the monstera adansonii variegated is easy to care for, just give them plenty of light but be careful not to burn those amazing leaves… Monstera Adansonii Variegated Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight, but not in direct sunlight as this can cause the leaves to burn.  Watering needs: Water once a week if top layer of soil dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed, once a month in summer, use a well diluted feed. Soil: Rich, well draining. Humidity: 50% or more. Temperature: 20-25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Monstera Adansonii Variegated, Monstera Adansonii Variegata, Variegated Monkey Mask Monstera. Common issues: Overwatering, leaf…

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  • Monstera Standleyana
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Variegated Monstera

    Monstera Standleyana

    Welcome to our guide to monstera standleyana care. One of my wish-list plants, the monstera standleyana, is a great non-fussy tropical household plant that will impress anyone who sees it! Monstera Standleyana Summary Light needs: Plenty of indirect sunlight but no direct sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top inch or 2 cms is dry. Fertilizer: Feed monthly in the spring and summer with a well-diluted balanced plant feed. Soil: A well draining potting mix with plenty of perlite. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C to 28°C (64-82°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Five holes plant, monstera standleyana albo variegata or philodendron cobra. Common issues:…

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