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Monstera deliciosa with Self-Watering Pot
The Monstera deliciosa, often known as the “Swiss cheese plant,” is well-known for its unusual natural leaf holes. These perforations are thought to increase the collection of sun flecks on the forest floor. However, depending on the season and plant maturity, your Monstera may come with no holes and be sized to grow with you.
Thrives indirect light that is bright to medium. It is not suited to harsh, direct sunlight, although it may be adapted to tolerate it.
Water every 1-2 weeks, leaving the soil to dry in between. Water more frequently in bright light and less regularly in dim light. Monsteras can benefit from filtered water or water that has been let out overnight before use.
Improve soil fertility while the plant is actively developing by scraping some compost into two soil without disturbing the plant’s roots. Then, every once a month, feed the plant a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer For Growing, diluted at a rate of 1 teaspoon/litre of water.
Average room humidity will enough, although humid circumstances are preferred if feasible. Consider using a fine-mist mister or humidifier to increase the humidity level indoors.
Most houseplants like temperatures ranging from 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 30°C). It is recommended not to allow it to go below 60°F (15°C).
Use a well-draining potting mix for the soil. As needed, add materials like perlite or lava rocks to enhance soil aeration.
Monstera is a low-maintenance plant that is typically pest-free. Treat pests as soon as they develop with weekly sprays of a natural insecticide, such as neem oil, and regular plant wipe-downs.
SYMPTOM: Browning and crisping of the leaves around the margins
CAUSE: A thirsty plant, an underwatered plant, or a significant salt buildup
Symptoms: include wilting plants and dry potting soil.
CAUSE: Unwatered or pot-bound plants
Symptoms: include yellowing leaves or black stems, as well as damp potting soil.
CAUSE: Excessive watering
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