Why is My Monstera Not Propagating?

Monstera are a popular choice for first-time propagators and a pretty solid one. They root pretty easily in a variety of substrates, and if they do start to die, they take their sweet time about it. It can be stressful though, especially when it doesn’t seem to be going to plan. And having people say …

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How to Care For Variegated Monstera & FAQ

Variegated Monstera are easy to care for – you can treat them just as you would a regular green Monstera with a couple of differences: I can’t find any science-based evidence as to why they’re more likely to get root rot, but there is a TONNE of anecdotal evidence, so it’s definitely worth mentioning. It …

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Does Pruning Monstera Encourage Growth?

Monstera have a bit of an annoying habit of growing in exactly the direction you don’t want them to. Whilst you can’t really predict where they’re going to grow or select the axillary bud you want them to activate, you can prune back any vines that you don’t really like. If you have a vine …

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How Long Do Monstera Live?

The general consensus is that Monstera can live for about forty years, but there’s not really much evidence bar anecdotal. The length of time plants can live is reported in a bit of a skewed way because of the way we use them. What I mean is that we often say that a plant will …

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