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  • How to Pollinate Philodendron and Monstera — Top Tips!

    How to Pollinate Philodendron and Monstera — Top Tips!

    Self-pollination…cross-pollination…pollination by hand. Sounds a little technical? Not necessarily. If you think about a plant needing magic dust to help it to procreate, then it’s a little simpler. That dust can either be supplied from the same plant, or from another. That’s easy to understand, I would think. It’s when you’re expected to spread the …


  • Monstera Spruceana Care – Growing Guide 101

    Monstera Spruceana Care – Growing Guide 101

    Most of the 45+ species in the Monstera genus are famous for their unusual leaves with holes.  Monstera Spruceana was named to honor an English botanist named Richard Bruce. This plant belongs to the Marcgraviopsis section in the Monstera genus. This plant has a different appearance in both the juvenile and adult phase. The leaves …


  • How to Water Monstera Deliciosa – Our Best Tips!

    How to Water Monstera Deliciosa – Our Best Tips!

    Monstera deliciosa care is rather easy, however, you need to water it the right way to keep it happy long-term. According to Oxford University, Monstera is quite forgiving when it comes to underwatering. The danger lies in overwatering your Monstera deliciosa as this might lead to root rot. How to Water Monstera deliciosa Water when …


  • When to Repot a Monstera? Explained!

    When to Repot a Monstera? Explained!

    With its round leaves and stylish appearance, Monstera is an eminent plant native to Central America and thrives in tropical forests. This species comes from the Arum family, and the most popular of its kind is Monstera Deliciosa. According to Chinese legends, these plants represent life and dignity. Beginners find that growing Monstera plants is …


  • Monstera Deliciosa Pricing: Here’s What to Expect

    Monstera Deliciosa Pricing: Here’s What to Expect

    With their broad, heart shaped leaves and glossy green foliage, Monstera deliciosa plants are incredibly trendy right now. Due to the holes (fenestrations) they develop in their leaves as they age, they also go by names like Swiss Cheese Plant or Split Leaf Philodendron. Unfortunately, their popularity means they can end up being a little …


  • Monstera Borsigiana Aurea Care – The Unicorn Guide

    Monstera Borsigiana Aurea Care – The Unicorn Guide

    (image credit, IG garden.in.my.room) If you are a fan of yellow variegated Monstera plants, Monstera Borsigiana Aurea is for you. This beauty, though not as common, is just as charming as its fellow Monstera plants. The Monstera Borsigiana Aurea is fairly easy to care for. It requires bright indirect sunlight and has average watering needs. …


  • Monstera Subpinnata Care in a Nutshell

    Monstera Subpinnata Care in a Nutshell

    Monstera Subpinnata is a fragmented leaf plant from Ecuador that looks elegant.  The foliage is widely segmented and leaves 12 inches long and 8 inches wide when fully grown. As it climbs, the vine appears to remain narrow and thin—a brilliant foliage plant and with its fern-like foliage distinct from many other Monsteras. Monstera Subphinnata is …


  • Monstera adansonii Care – How to Grow This Aroid Like a Pro

    Monstera adansonii Care – How to Grow This Aroid Like a Pro

    Known for its unique appearance, Monstera adansonii is also called the Swiss Cheese Vine, Monstera Monkey Mask or Monstera friedrichsthalii is a well-loved houseplant belonging to the family Araceae or Aroid family according to the University of Michigan. Find a free Monstera adansonii care guide at the end of this article. Aroids are flowering plants …


  • Monstera Dilacerata Pro Care Tips That Make a Big Difference

    Monstera Dilacerata Pro Care Tips That Make a Big Difference

    The first time I saw Monstera dilacerata was in a botanical garden in the section for tropical aroids. The plant specimen on display was grand and magnificent covering the entire wall on one side. It looked bewilderingly similar to several other plant species I’d seen across genera including the genus Monstera. Many home gardeners struggle …


  • How Fast Does Monstera Deliciosa Grow

    How Fast Does Monstera Deliciosa Grow

    Monstera Deliciosa is a flowering plant native to the tropical forests in the southern region of Mexico that is known for growing to enormous sizes. As every plant is different, some may grow to be taller than others, but it’s all about how you nurture the plant as well. So, just how fast does monstera …


  • How to Care For Your Monstera Deliciosa In Winter

    How to Care For Your Monstera Deliciosa In Winter

    Your Monstera Deliciosa will need extra-special tender loving care during the winter months. We don’t want to see you struggling to keep your leafy friend alive as the temperature drops! Take a look at our handy-dandy guide to help you stave off those winter worries.   How to Care For Your Monstera Deliciosa In Winter …


  • Monstera Adansonii Var. Laniata Care Best Care Tips

    Monstera Adansonii Var. Laniata Care Best Care Tips

    The Monstera adansonii variation laniata is actually the most common Monstera type in the US. There is an ongoing debate on whether var. laniata is rare or common and there are countless posts online arguing about the differences between Monstera Adansonii, Adansonii var. laniata, and Monstera lechleriana. The Monstera adansonii var. laniata needs indirect sunlight. …


  • Monstera Acuminata Care – Best Tips to Success

    Monstera Acuminata Care – Best Tips to Success

    Monsteras are well known as large climbing plants, but there are several species that are compact in size. These Monsteras will complement the indoor setting as a perfect small-sized houseplant.  Today we are talking about the Monstera acuminata. This one is sort of a mystery. Most people that claim to have a Monstera Acuminata unknowingly …


  • Monstera adansonii variegated Care – #1 Best Care Guide

    Monstera adansonii variegated Care – #1 Best Care Guide

    Monstera adansonii variegated or variegata is a Monstera adansonii with white or yellow coloring that resulted from a chimeric mutation. When caring for Monstera adansonii variegata a big difference is that the vaiegata needs more light than its green counterpart, the regular adansonii. The Monstera adansonii is nicknamed the “Swiss Cheese” plant for its many holes. …


  • Monstera Lechleriana Care – All You Need To Know

    Monstera Lechleriana Care – All You Need To Know

    The Monstera genus, according to the Chinese culture, represents longevity and respect. Famous for its split leaves and prolific nature, Monstera Lechleriana is a popular houseplant choice across the globe. It is related to the legendary Monstera Adansonii and has some features strikingly similar to it. This unique species is generally easy to grow and …


  • Monstera Pinnatipartita Care Best Hacks

    Monstera Pinnatipartita Care Best Hacks

    A somewhat rare but sought after specimen of the genus Monstera is the Monstera pinnatipartita that hails from the South American rain forests of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. What makes it so exciting to grow Monstera pinnatipartita is the dramatic leaf transformation as the plant matures. As with all Monsteras, the leaf pinnation and fenestrations …


  • Monstera Thai Constellation – Actionable Care Tips

    Monstera Thai Constellation – Actionable Care Tips

    Variegated Monstera houseplants are becoming a favorite among plant lovers. Actually, the Monstera Thai Constellation is the ultimate hipster plant according to the Australian New Daily Blog. The Monstera Thai Constellation is a beautifully engineered Variegated Monstera Deliciosa grown from tissue culture in Thailand. Monstera Thai Constellation, also known as Variegated Monstera, belongs to the …


  • Monstera Care – 13 Best Plant Care Hacks

    Monstera Care – 13 Best Plant Care Hacks

    Monstera Care has recently experienced an immense increase in interest. Monstera plants are discussed on Facebook and showed off on Instagram. And some types are sold on eBay for immense prices. However, Monstera care guides cannot keep up with this increased interest. They are often out of date, inaccurate, or even worse just plain wrong.  …


  • Monstera Standleyana Care (+ 1 Free Infographic)

    Monstera Standleyana Care (+ 1 Free Infographic)

    The Monstera standleyana (also known as the Five Holes Plant) is a gorgeous climber plant. It has colorful variegated leaves and even holes. One of these plants will twist up your indoor trellis. Or the vines hang from your hanging pot. It sprouts the holey leaves every plant lover has come to cherish. The Monstera …


  • Monstera Siltepecana Care – Best Plant Guide 101

    Monstera Siltepecana Care – Best Plant Guide 101

    Monstera Siltepecana belongs to the monstera genus and was first collected 1889 in Guatemala by John Donnell Smith according to A Revision to Monstera – Madison (Aroid.org). This genus consists of at least 50 different species of flowering plants. Although the genus is said to count about 50 different species, it might actually be way …


  • Variegated Monstera Deliciosa – #1 Best Care Guide

    Variegated Monstera Deliciosa – #1 Best Care Guide

    Let’s talk about the care for the Variegated Monstera Deliciosa. It is the variegated form of the Monstera Deliciosa. There is yellow, green, and white variegation on Monstera Deliciosa. The white variegation is the more common form. Find a free care guide infographic at the end of this article.   Variegated Monstera Deliciosa Care The …