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Monstera 'Mini Swiss Cheese'

Monstera 'Mini Swiss Cheese'

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The Monstera 'Mini Swiss Cheese' is an enchanting and visually delightful houseplant, renowned for its distinct, smaller-scale fenestrated leaves that resemble little slices of Swiss cheese. Exhibiting an upright and bushy growth habit, the leaves of this Monstera variety extend gracefully from the central stem, creating a lush and dense appearance. At full maturity, the 'Mini Swiss Cheese' Monstera reaches a manageable height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Monstera adansonii

Common: Adanson's Monstera, Swiss Cheese, Mini Monstera, Mini Holes Plant, Holes Plant Lite

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Monsteras prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • In their natural habitat, these plants are climbers, using their aerial roots to climb. Providing a moss pole or other support can encourage more natural growth and fenestration.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Araceae family, also known as the arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
  • Monstera plants are native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America.
  • Monstera plants are known for their natural leaf holes, which are thought to help the plant capture more light in their native jungle environments.
  • Some studies suggest that plants like Monstera can also absorb volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene, although the effectiveness of this is still a subject of research.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance
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