Swiss Cheese Plant

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Swiss Cheese Plant

(Monstera deliciosa): Medium size • Easy effort • Bright light

Also known as a Monstera, this plant gets its name from its heart-shaped leaves which develop holes as it grows. This allows for light to reach the entire plant.

Light

Prefers bright, indirect sunlight, but can tolerate some direct sunlight.

Care

Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing the soil to slightly dry out between waterings. Increase the frequency with increased light. Prefers high humidity, but can tolerate average indoor humidity. Mist frequently.

Other

 • Temperature: Prefers temperatures between 18°C and 30°C. Keep above 16°C at all times.

 • Food: Fertilize once a month in spring and summer. Do not fertilize in winter.

 • Toxicity: If ingested, the leaves are mildly toxic to cats, dogs, and humans.