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Monstera obliqua - Plant

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Monstera deliciosa is a famous houseplant with its large, glossy green leaves with deep splits and holes.

    What makes it special:
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Plant with large leaves.

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1Monstera obliqua - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Monstera obliqua

Monstera features big (2-foot-wide) leaves that look like they have holes or cuts in them, giving rise to two of its other common names: Swiss cheese plant and split-leaf philodendron. While young, this houseplant has a dense, bushy shape, but as it grows, it wants to vine out.

Monstera can be kept bushy with regular pruning, or let it climb up a vertical support (such as fishing line fastened into the ceiling), for a decidedl

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Hurricane, Swiss cheese plant, Split-leaf Philodendron
Maximum Reachable Height 9-20 inches
Flower Colour Whitish-green spadix and white spathe
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant indoor or outdoor in bright light or direct morning sunlight atleast 3 to 4 hours.
  • Protect the Monstera plant from harsh direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Monstera plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (2-3 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not ever overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilize
  • During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Monstera plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.


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    Plant Protection
  • Large leaves can collect dust. If you notice the leaves are dirty or dusty, wipe the leaves with a damp cloth and gently dry to keep them clean and healthy.
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
  • Monstera obliqua care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20–30-degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Monstera obliqua special feature

    Large leaved indoor plant for warm, bright and humid areas.

    Monstera obliqua uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It makes an excellent container or house plant

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why are Monstera plants so expensive?

    As most everyone noted, these are slower growing than some other varieties, and also are usually sold in larger sizes, which take longer to grow. The longer the grower has to care for them, the more cost to them, thus the more cost to you.

    Do Monstera plants need sunlight?

    Yes, Monstera requires indirect bright sunlight.

    Do Monstera plants like sun?

    Monstera plants dont like direct bright sunlight

    How to support Monstera plant?

    You can use a stick or rope to support your Monstera plant.

    Do Monstera plants like humidity?

    Yes, Monstera plants like humidity.

    When to water Monstera plant?

    Water it when the upper 1-2 inch layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant.

    Do Monstera plants need drainage?

    This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape.

    How to propagate Monstera plant?

    Monstera is more commonly propagated by stem cuttings. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Do Monstera plants need light?

    Yes, Monstera plant requires indirect bright light.

    How to plant Monstera seeds?

    Seed from a Monstera is quite easy to get, but it doesnt have a long shelf life so more commonly it is propagated by stem cuttings.

    Can Monstera plants be outside?

    Yes, you can plant Monstera outdoor, where indirect bright light is available.

    Are Monstera plants easy to care for?

    Yes, Monstera plants are very easy to care.

    When to plant Monstera seeds?

    Seed from a Monstera is quite easy to get, but it doesnt have a long shelf life so more commonly it is propagated by stem cuttings.

    Do Monstera plants like to be root bound?

    Monsteras dont mind being a little root-bound and only need to be repotted every two years

    Do Monstera plants purify air?

    Monstera plant, was shown to be one of the most effective for reducing air pollution

    Do Monstera plants flower?

    Yes, Monstera plant have white color flowers.

    How to repot Monstera plant?

    Choose the best time. Early spring is the best time to repot. Your monstera will probably hit a growth spurt during this time, so it should recover from repotting quickly. Pick your new pot. Start by selecting a pot that’s only slightly larger in diameter than your old one, but several inches deeper. You want it deep enough to accommodate a sturdy moss pole, whether your plant already has one or if you plant to add one in the future. To remove your monstera from the pot, turn the pot over and gently coax the plant out. If it doesn’t want to budge, try jiggling the pot a little, but don’t pull on the plant. Whatever you do, don’t try pulling it straight out of the pot! That’s a good way to break roots, stems, and leaves. If your monstera is very large, you might want to recruit a friend (or even two) to help you. For large plants, it works best if one person holds the pot while the other supports the roots as they come out. If necessary, a third person can support the top part of the plant during the procedure. water until water comes out into the drainage holes.

    Can Monstera go outside?

    Yes Monstera can grow outside where indirect bright light is available.

    What does a Monstera plant look like?

    Monstera is attractive evergreen vine with beautiful, huge, dark green, deeply-lobed, leathery leaves and belongs to Araceae family.

    What soil to plant Monstera in?

    Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.

    Do Monstera plants climb?

    Monstera is vine plant and it can be climb.

    When to plant Monstera cutting?

    To plant Monstera cuttings June-July month is best suited.

    Are Monstera plants hard to care for?

    No,Monstera plants easy to care.

    Why is my Monstera plant turning brown?

    The main reasons Monstera of leaves turning brown are as follows. 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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