Swiss Cheese Plant
Monstera deliciosa
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Mexican Breadfruit, Split-leaf Philodendron, Ceriman, Fruit Salad Plant, Monster fruit, Monsterio Delicio, Monstereo, Monstera, Windowleaf, Delicious Monster
Family Araceae
Other scientific names Philodendron pertusum

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • cream
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • white