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Monstera are tropical houseplants which are a popular variety. They feature big, heart shaped leaves that sport distinctive oval holes that give the Monstera plant the nickname “Swiss Cheese Plant”. 

There are a number of types of Monstera available ranging from large Monstera plants to Variegated Monstera which feature beautiful green leaves scattered with white variegation. There is something to suit every taste and interior design scheme. Not only do they look great but they are also air-purifying, meaning your home will also benefit from a Monstera. 

More about your Monstera plant

The Monstera is a species of evergreen tropical plants native to Central America. One of the most popular houseplant varieties, this genus is famous for the holes that form in their leaves that give them the nickname ‘swiss cheese plant’ . The best known varieties of this plant are the Monstera Deliciosa and Monstera Adansonii. These plants are capable of growing small fruits but this is a rare occurrence that only happens in the exact conditions.

How to look after Monstera

As a tropical house plant species Monstera’s thrive in bright, but indirect light. Species with a lot of variegation are best kept in slightly lower lights as they are more prone to scalding. If you get the lighting right then Monstera plant care is easy. They only need watering lightly once a week. Allow the soil to dry out before watering. Find out more about how to care for your Monstera

Many customers choose to take cuttings from their mother plant, or, in the case of the Variegated Monstera variety, cuttings are bought so that they can be propagated and eventually grown into a bigger plant. Learn more about how to propagate your Monstera plant

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