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Monstera Deliciosa

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Nicknamed the “swiss cheese plant”, the Monstera deliciosa is famous for its quirky natural leaf holes. These holes are theorized to maximize sun fleck capture on the forest floor. Depending on season and maturity of plant, your Monstera could arrive with no holes just yet. A vibrant green beauty, this plant will give any interior space instant jungle vibes, which only get better with time. 

Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled inside our ceramic planter.

Plant Care

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Bright indirect to medium light

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Water every 1–2 weeks

Plant Bio

Monstera deliciosa is a species of evergreen tropical vine that is a part of Araceae, the aroid family. Native to the Tropical Americas, it is one of the few aroids which produces edible fruit, hence the species epithet deliciosa. However, it's incredibly rare that a Monstera will flower or produce fruit indoors. Instead, this plant is famous for its beautiful broad green leaves with natural leaf-holes, called fenestrations, which have led to the rise of its nickname, ‘swiss cheese plant’. These holes are theorized to maximize sun fleck capture on the forest floor by increasing the spread of the leaf while decreasing the mass of leaf cells to support.

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Origin of Monstera Deliciosa

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Want something that requires less light? Or do you live in a home with a furry friend? Try our Faux Monstera instead.

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