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.

Sunlight

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

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.

Fertilizing

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.

Humidity

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.

Temperature

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).

Soil

Use a well-draining potting mix for the soil. As needed, add materials like perlite or lava rocks to enhance soil aeration.

Common Issues

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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