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Monstera Deliciosa

Regular price $15.00
Sale price $15.00

Plant Description:

Elevate your indoor garden with the stunning Monstera Deliciosa, a tropical beauty also known as the Split-Leaf Philodendron or Swiss Cheese Plant. Renowned for its glossy, heart-shaped split leaves, this climbing evergreen adds a touch of the exotic to any space. Native to Central America, the Monstera Deliciosa thrives as a houseplant, showcasing rapid growth, with leaves expanding 1 to 2 feet annually until it reaches full maturity in about three years.

NASA Approved Air Purifier:

The Monstera Deliciosa has been recognized and approved by NASA as an effective air purifier. In NASA's study, this plant has shown the ability to significantly improve indoor air quality by reducing common pollutants.

Care Tips for a Healthy Monstera Deliciosa:

  • Light: Flourishes in bright, indirect sunlight (65-75°F); exposure to direct sunlight once a year encourages optimal growth.
  • Soil: Requires well-drained peat-based potting media; suitable for various soil types with acidic or neutral pH.
  • Water: Regular watering during the growing season; allow excess water to drain; maintain slightly dry soil between waterings; occasional misting enhances indoor humidity.
  • Temperature and Humidity: Thrives in temperatures between 65 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit; tolerates down to 50°F and up to 90°F; prefers 60% humidity; misting or humidifiers maintain leaf moisture.
  • Fertilizer: Apply balanced liquid 20-20-20 fertilizer every few weeks during the growing season; dilute and replace regular watering; avoid excess fertilizer.

Monstera Deliciosa Well-Being Signals:

  • Browning Tips: Dry soil or fungal infection; adjust watering schedule and remove affected leaves.
  • Yellow Leaves or Light Brown Spots: Indicate dry soil; remove yellowing leaves and adjust watering.
  • Wilting, Curling, or Drooping Leaves: Watering issues; evaluate roots for root rot; mist leaves for humidity.

Pet Friendliness:

Toxic to humans, cats, and dogs.

FAQs:

Is Monstera Deliciosa easy to care for?

As a houseplant, Monstera Deliciosa is easy to grow and maintain. Outdoor success depends on the right warm and humid environment for it to thrive.

Why do leaves on some Monstera Deliciosa plants split more than on others?

Fenestrated leaves require more energy to split; increased light leads to more pronounced splits.

Where is the best place to put a Monstera Deliciosa?

Prefers bright, indirect light a few feet away from southern, western, or eastern-facing windows; tolerates some shade but too much shade will make it leggy.

What is the difference between Monstera Deliciosa and Monstera Adansonii?

Both known as Swiss cheese plants; difference lies in leaf size, with Monstera Deliciosa having significantly larger leaves than Monstera Adansonii.

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  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
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  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
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Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
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14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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