Monstera

  • Monstera Subpinnata
    Monstera,  Plant Care

    Monstera Subpinnata Care

    The key to monstera subpinnata care is high humidity and be careful with watering… Monstera Subpinnata Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 70% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining soil with 20% perlite. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 16-27°C (61-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The monstera subpinnata is an ultra split leaf monstera, with deep fenestrations that, although rare is a relatively easy to care for house plant. We run down all you need to know on how to care and…

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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 Trellis
    Buying Guide,  Monstera,  Plant Accessories

    Monstera Trellis

    Monsteras sprawl out in their natural environment on the forest floor and sometimes grow up trees. So once they reach a certain size you many need to help your monstera climbing up a moss pole or trellis to keep it upright and tidy, as well as support it. See also: Monstera Adansonii Variegated, Monstera Soil, Monstera Deliciosa Care, Monstera Standleyana, Monstera Acacoyaguensis, Monstera Siltepecana, Does A Monstera Need Support? It is a good idea to support your monstera when they start to grow into larger plants, as they naturally will spread out across the floor. A moss pole, one of the most common supports, gathers the plant up in a…

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  • Monstera Acacoyaguensis
    Monstera,  Plant Care

    Monstera Acacoyaguensis

    This green, semi-leathery, glossy Monstera Acacoyaguensis develops huge leaves with a gorgeous array of fenestrations, we cover all you need to know about care and propagation.. Monstera Acacoyaguensis Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it once a week and water it if the top 25% of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining mix with perlite. Humidity: 50% or more. Temperature: 21-27°C (70-80°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Adansonii Acacoyaguensis. Common issues: Over and under watering. Introduction The Monstera Acacoyaguensis sports magnificently fenestrated green foliage. The leaves can reach…

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  • Monstera Siltepecana
    Monstera,  Plant Care

    Monstera Siltepecana

    Deep green veins and elongated silvery leaves are characteristic of the delightful Monstera Siltepecana, we cover all you need to know about care and propagation.. Monstera Siltepecana Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water once the top 50% of soil is almost dried out, check weekly. Fertilizer: Use a half strength balanced feed monthly in summer. Soil: A well-draining aroid mix with perlite, and orchid bark. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Silver Monstera. Common issues: Overwatering and pests. Introduction First found in 1889 in Guatemala by John Donnell Smith, the Monstera Siltepecana can…

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  • monstera soil
    Buying Guide,  Monstera

    Monstera Soil

    Introduction Monsteras are extremely popular in all their forms, they do best with an aroid mix that will allow the roots to get air to them and help to avoid water logging. A standard mix can get bogged down when wet and cause root rot easily. See also: Monstera Adansonii, Monstera Trellis, Monstera Thai Constellation, Monstera Pinnatipartita Care, Monstera Dubia, Monstera Deliciosa Care, Monstera Adansonii Variegated, Anthurium Soil, Hoya Soil, Alocasia Soil, Philodendron Soil, Succulent Soil. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links or advertisements so we may receive compensation if you sign up for or purchase products linked to below. As an affiliate, we can earn from qualifying purchases.…

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  • Monstera Propagation
    Monstera,  Propagation

    Monstera Propagation

    In general monsteras are easy to propagate by rooting stem cuttings in water. We cover water, soil, and moss propagation methods… Monstera Propagation The monstera deliciosa aka the Swiss Cheese plant is a striking and bold shaped leafy beauty that is relatively easy to propagate. I absolutely love these classic plants. There is nothing quite like propagating a new monstera and seeing it’s first leaf unfurl. There are a few possible monstera propagation methods and we’ll go them all through below… See also: Water Propagation, Monstera Adansonii Variegated, Monstera Trellis, Monstera Soil, Monstera Deliciosa Care, Monstera Standleyana, Monstera Acacoyaguensis, Monstera Siltepecana. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links or advertisements…

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  • Monstera Standleyana
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Standleyana

    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: Cold damage, overwatering. Introduction Monstera Standleyana is an…

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  • Monstera Deliciosa Care
    Monstera,  Plant Care

    Monstera Deliciosa Care

    In general monstera deliciosas are easy to care for plants that look stunning and do well in almost any household... Monstera Deliciosa Care Summary Light needs: Bright and medium indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top layer is dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed, well diluted, once a month in summer Soil: Rich, well draining. Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: Normal household temperatures are ok. Move them away from cold windows in the winter. Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Swiss cheese plant, fruit salad plant, monstera deliciosa, split leaf philodendron. Common issues: Over and under watering. Intro Welcome to our guide on Monstera Deliciosa Care. Monsteras…

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  • Monstera Dubia
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Dubia

    The new popular kid on the block, the monstera dubia, is relatively easy to look after for as long as you meet a few care requirements and treat it like an epiphyte, read on for more info… Monstera Dubia Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top inch (2cms) or so of soil is dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed once a month in summer. Soil: A well draining, rich soil with some added perlite. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Shingle plant. Common issues: Drooping and root rot from over watering / lack of…

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