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Monstera deliciosa 40-50cm

Monstera deliciosa 40-50cm

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Product Description

Monstera deliciosa, commonly known as the Swiss cheese plant or fruit salad plant, is a popular tropical houseplant prized for its large, glossy, perforated leaves and unique appearance. Native to the rainforests of Central America, particularly Mexico, this plant belongs to the Araceae family. Its distinctive leaves, which feature oblong or heart-shaped fenestrations, give it the appearance of Swiss cheese, hence its common name. Monstera deliciosa can also produce edible fruit under the right conditions, although it is primarily cultivated as an ornamental plant. With proper care, this plant can thrive indoors, adding a touch of exotic beauty to any interior space.

Cultivation:

  1. Light: Monstera deliciosa thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight for prolonged periods, as this can scorch the leaves. However, too little light can result in slow growth and smaller leaves.

  2. Temperature: Maintain a warm environment for Monstera deliciosa, ideally between 65-85°F (18-29°C). Protect it from cold drafts and sudden temperature drops, as it is sensitive to cold.

  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season (spring and summer), allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Reduce watering frequency in the winter when growth slows down.

  4. Humidity: This tropical plant thrives in high humidity. Mist the leaves regularly or place the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water to increase humidity levels. Alternatively, use a humidifier near the plant.

  5. Soil: Plant Monstera deliciosa in well-draining, rich potting soil with plenty of organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and pine bark works well.

  6. Fertilization: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 2-4 weeks during the growing season to promote healthy growth and foliage.

  7. Support: As Monstera deliciosa grows, provide it with a sturdy support structure such as a moss pole or trellis to help it climb and prevent the leaves from sprawling.

  8. Pruning: Prune away any yellow or damaged leaves and trim unruly growth to maintain the plant's shape and appearance.

By following these cultivation tips, you can enjoy the lush beauty of Monstera deliciosa in your indoor space, adding a tropical touch to your home decor.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated product description.

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 40-50cm

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