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Monstera deliciosa - Swiss Cheese Plant

$ 28.00
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Monstera deliciosa has one of the most distinctive and enduringly popular leaves in the houseplant world. A darling of interior designers and the urban jungle movement alike, one need only check out #MonsteraMonday on Instagram to understand the massive appeal of this tropical plant. Nicknamed "Swiss Cheese Plant" for the splits and holes that characterize its leaves, this dense vine can grow to immense proportions, with leaves becoming ever more perforated as the plant matures. While it's not known exactly why the leaves develop their holes (called fenestrations), the leading theory is that by producing splits, the leaves have greater surface area and thus capture more light as they climb up trees in the understories of their native Central American jungles. 

PLANT CARE

• Light: Bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Giving your Monstera deliciosa a moss pole or trellis to climb will encourage the plant to produce larger leaves with splits

WHAT TO EXPECT

You'll get a healthy Monstera deliciosa that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot – Marbled Clay Cachepot sold separately. Your plant may not yet have holes in the leaves, but should develop splits soon! No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.

Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!

We include shipping box warmers at no charge as needed. Got questions? Check out our FAQ!


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KL
09/15/2020
Kerry L.
United States United States
good quality monstera

I ordered the 4in pot, and while there was some damage from transit, that's only to be expected. The plant is very healthy and bounced right back after it got some water and sun, and I look forward to watching it grow.

JL
09/10/2020
Jonah L.
United States United States
Lovely tall plant!

I'm just so excited for it to grow big!

TE
09/02/2020
Tuva E.
United States United States
Monstera deliciosa

What a lovely plant! Arrived safely and timely, and looks very healthy. Would buy again!!

Pistils Nursery Monstera deliciosa - Swiss Cheese Plant Review