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Monstera deliciosa

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Monstera deliciosa

Swiss Chesse Plant,
$0.00 ex GST
B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $27.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $30.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Monstera deliciosa Swiss Chesse Plant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Epiphytic, Upright

The Swiss Cheese or Fruit Salad plant as it is commonly referred to, is one of the most popular indoor plants at the moment. Outdoors, it is a large climber with huge glossy, deeply lobed green leaves that bring a tropical feel to the garden. It produces corncob shaped fruit and a white flower. Perfect for shady positions planted amongst other tropical style plants like Bromeliads and Alocasias. Can grow up to 4m tall if desired, often grown up trees and fences. Indoor plants approx 60-80cm tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Scale, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Water well in the warmer months and remove old leaves. Prefers well drained, slightly acidic soil with plenty of compost. Once established, the Monstera requires little attention. Caution: All parts of this plant are poisonous except the fruit.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Araceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Green, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate