Monstera Deliciosa is most recognisable by its large, glossy green leaves with deep splits and holes. Native to the rainforests of southern Mexico and Central America this stunning beauty prefers high humidity – perfect for bathrooms.
While it rarely flowers indoors, outdoors it produces flowers that develop into edible fruit that have a strong fruit salad taste.
An easy-to-grow indoor plant that can grow to an impressive size in the right position and live for many years.
This plant is an air purifier! Monstera Deliciosa eliminates; formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, ammonia and more. Locate your Monstera Deliciosa within 2m of your sitting or working zone for the most benefits.
Care: Perfect for a moderately lit position in filtered light however may tolerate lower levels of light. Water thoroughly and then allow top layer of soil to dry out between watering, avoid over watering. Always allow water to drain from your pot before placing it back on its drip tray, your plant will hate soggy roots.
Keep leaves dust free by spritzing or wipe them down with a damp cloth, this keeps them looking lovely and able to photosynthesise.
Please note your plant grows it may need to be re-potted.
NOTE: Although it is uncommon for pets to seek this plant out and munch on it, it is important to note this plant is toxic to cats and dogs. Also keep out of reach of small children.
Alternate names: Swiss cheese plant, split leaf philodendron, Mexican breadfruit, and hurricane plant