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Monstera 'Shingle Plant'

Monstera 'Shingle Plant'

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The Monstera 'Shingle Plant' is an intriguing and visually distinctive houseplant, renowned for its unique growth pattern and stunning foliage. This plant showcases glossy, dark green leaves that adhere closely to any support, giving it the appearance of shingles on a roof, hence the name. The leaves are characterized by their texture and a pattern that adds an extra layer of visual interest. Exhibiting a climbing growth habit, the 'Shingle Plant' can be encouraged to ascend on supports that can reach a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Monstera dubia

    Common: Shingle Plant, Shingle Monstera

    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. Providing a moss pole or other support can encourage more natural growth and fenestration.
    • 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.
    • 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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