Monstera

  • Monstera Thai Constellation
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Variegated Monstera

    Monstera Thai Constellation

    Welcome to our guide to monstera thai constellation care. This plant is the big ticket item, the money shot(!) A beautiful monstera with dashes of white and off-white variegation reminiscent of a constellation of stars.  Monstera Thai Constellation Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top half of the soil is dry, check it once a week. Fertilizer: Use a balanced feed, well diluted, once a month in summer. Soil: Rich, well draining aroid mix with perlite, potting compost and orchid bark in equal parts. Humidity: 60% or more. Temperature: Aim for 17-23°C (63-73°F), do not let them get below 5°C (41°F) at night. Where…

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

    Monstera Albo

    The monstera albo is not too difficult to care for, in fact are very similar in need to their non-variegated relatives, you just need to get their light needs right… Monstera Albo Care Summary Light needs: Bright and medium indirect sunlight. Be careful about giving them enough light to encourage variegation, but not o much to much the white parts of the leaves. Watering needs: Water when the top layer is dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed, well diluted, once a month in summer. Soil: Rich, well draining. Humidity: 70%. Mist them once or twice a week. Temperature: Normal household temperatures are ok. Move them away from cold windows in the winter.…

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  • Monstera Dubia
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Dubia

    Welcome to our guide to monstera dubia care. 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 or Etsy. Other names: Shingle plant. Common issues:…

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  • Monstera Peru
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Peru

    Here’s a really simple but thorough guide on how to get the best out of your monstera peru, the main take away is being careful not to over or underwater the plant… Monstera Peru Summary Light needs: Plenty of indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check your plants once a week and water it if the soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: High nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix. Humidity: 50-70%.  Temperature: 18-27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Monstera sp.peru, monstera kerstenianum. Common issues: Yellow leaves and root rot from over watering. Introduction…

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  • Monstera Adansonii
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Monstera Adansonii

    In general monstera adansoniis are relatively easy to care for and are not fussy, just give them a decent amount of light, water sparingly and mist them every now and again… Monstera Adansonii Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight is best but they can tolerate low or medium light too. Watering needs: Water once a week if dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed, once a month in summer. Soil: Rich, well draining Humidity: High end of normal household humidity – mist them when watering Temperature: High end of normal household temperatures. Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Monkey mask monstera, Adanson’s monstera. Common issues: Can be…

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  • 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 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 Lechleriana
    Monstera,  Plant Care

    Monstera Lechleriana Care

    Welcome to our guide to monstera lechleriana care… Monstera Lechleriana Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 70% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A  well diluted balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining soil with 20% perlite. Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: 18°C to 27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Common issues: Browning and yellowing leaves due to overwatering. Introduction The monstera lechleriana is similar to the adansonii with oval shaped leaves with fenestrated holes, we cover all you need to know to care for its funky foliage. See…

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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. The key to Monstera Siltepecana care is bright indirect sunlight, decent humidity and do not over water it. 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:…

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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, leca, 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: Monstera Pinnatipartita Propagation, Water Propagation, Monstera Adansonii Variegated, Monstera Trellis, Monstera Soil, Monstera Deliciosa Care, Monstera Standleyana, Monstera Acacoyaguensis, Monstera Siltepecana, Monstera Subpinnata Care, Variegated Monstera…

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