What Is The Best Soil For Monstera?

This may be a slightly controversial post, but I’ve done my research. Monstera deliciosa aren’t that fussy about what soil they’re in. I’m not saying that there aren’t soils that are better suited to them, BUT it’s just as important to consider you as a plant caregiver as it is the plant itself. If you’re …

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Why Does My Monstera Adansonii Not Have Holes?

For those of you too impatient to develop a huuuge, fenestrated Monstera deliciosa, there’s always Monstera adansonii to fill that fenestrated gap in your life. I love Monstera adansonii (sometimes referred to as a Swiss cheese vine). They’re more compact than their larger cousin, and the fenestrations occur much earlier in their development. They’re also …

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Is Monstera adansonii Rare?

Monstera adansonii are one of those plants that can STILL command ridiculously high prices, because people consider it to be rare. Monstera adansonii is NOT rare. They sell them in my local supermarket (Tesco, fellow Brits). So don’t spend a fortune on one. If you can’t find a cheap one near you, order a cheap …

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How to Care For Monstera Adansonii

Monstera adansonii (sometimes called a swiss cheese vine) are one of those plants that can take a little while to settle in, and then they grow like crazy. I do find that they’re a little trickier to care for than Monstera deliciosa, but that’s not really saying much, since deliciosa are pretty tolerant of overwatering, …

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Why Are The Leaves Drooping or Falling Off My Monstera?

There are a variety of reasons why your leaves are falling off your Monstera or it’s looking droopy: The leaves are old The plant has pests The plant is lacking in nutrients The petiole has snapped The plant has root rot The plant is too dry The plant has shock The leaf can’t support itself …

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