Monstera Deliciosa - Plant
Description for Monstera Deliciosa
Monstera deliciosa is a species of flowering plant native to tropical rainforests of southern Mexico, south to Panama.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Hurricane, Swiss cheese plant, split-leaf philodendron||Whitish-green spadix and white spathe||Rarely flowers indoors||With time comes a humongous beast. Up to 20m / 65ft high and the leaves can often reach between 25â€“90cm / 9-35 inches both in width and length||easy to grow|
Planting and care
There is different advice from various sources about feeding (none wrong), but I would suggest fertilizing once a month with a diluted solution.
Average to high room humidity is needed, so you will need to increase the humidity of a normal room. Misting the leaves is helpful.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||medium||20â€“30c (68â€“86 f)||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Monstera Deliciosa
- These look fantastic in large rooms, hallways, within offices and anywhere else that can cater for their size and caring needs. To grow them tall they will have to be trained, which is fairly easy when using a moss stick.
Typical uses of Monstera Deliciosa
Special features: Large leaved indoor plant for warm, bright and humid areas.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: na