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Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa

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Monstera deliciosa, also known as the Swiss cheese plant, is a popular indoor plant with large, glossy leaves and unique perforations. Here are some care tips for Monstera deliciosa:

  1. Light: Monstera deliciosa prefers bright, indirect light but can also tolerate low light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can burn the leaves.

  2. Water: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Monstera deliciosa likes to be evenly moist but not overly wet. Overwatering can lead to root rot. Allow excess water to drain from the pot and empty the saucer.

  3. Humidity: Monstera deliciosa prefers higher humidity levels. You can increase humidity by placing a tray of water near the plant, using a humidifier, or misting the leaves regularly.

  4. Soil: Monstera deliciosa prefers well-draining soil. You can use a standard potting mix or make your own by mixing peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite.

  5. Fertilizer: Monstera deliciosa benefits from regular fertilization during the growing season. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-4 weeks.

  6. Pruning: Prune the plant regularly to maintain its shape and promote healthy growth. Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves. You can also prune the plant to encourage branching and growth.

  7. Support: Monstera deliciosa can grow quite large and may need support as it grows. You can use a moss pole or other support to help the plant climb and stay upright.

  8. Propagation: Monstera deliciosa is easy to propagate from stem cuttings. Take a cutting with at least one node and place it in water or soil. Keep the soil moist and provide bright, indirect light until the cutting roots.

  9. Temperature: Monstera deliciosa prefers temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 60°F (15°C) or above 90°F (32°C).

Monstera deliciosa is a beautiful and unique plant that can add a tropical touch to any space. With proper care, Monstera deliciosa can thrive and grow quickly, becoming a stunning addition to your indoor plant collection.

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Jordan Langley
Really happy with this

Plant looks great, great customer service as usual thank you!