Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera deliciosa, called the Swiss cheese plant, is a species of flowering plant native to tropical forests of southern Mexico, south to Panama. It has been introduced to many tropical areas, and has become a mildly invasive species in Hawaii, Seychelles, Ascension Island and the Society Islands.

Monstera Deliciosa Appearance

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Monstera Deliciosa
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Monstera Deliciosa
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Frequently asked questions

Why is my Monstera plant not producing split leaves anymore?
More light. In too low a light, the new growth will be weak and not split. Monsteras love very high light, and in Florida and SoCal, you’ll see some outdoors in nearly full sun and growing the best and strongest, thick short stems and huge leaves with dozens and dozens of splits and holes. They will even flower with a weird flower that gives rise to a tasty fruit, once it is ripe. Sort of between a pineapple and a banana in flavor.

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