Monstera Standleyana Variegated
$45.00 incl. GST
Earliest Delivery Within 2 days
Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 20cm
- The Monstera standleyana (also known as the Five Holes Plant) is a gorgeous climber plant.
- It has colourful variegated leaves and even holes.
- One of these plants will twist up your indoor trellis, or the vines hang from your hanging pot.
- It sprouts the holey leaves every plant lover has come to cherish, The Monstera standleyana is often confused with the Philodendron.
- This is due to their variegated leaves but with the right eye, you’ll see the differences.
- Some people call this plant Philodendron cobra.
- However, Monstera standleyana is the only correct taxonomy according to the University of Minnesota.
Interestingly, the word Monstera is Latin for the word “monster”.
- This genus name was chosen to describe the original leaves with their holes and slits.
- It’s these leaves on the Monstera Standleyana that make the plant so special.
- The tropical plant comes from the exotic country of Costa Rica, full of beaches and jungles.
- It also originates from Nicaragua, Honduras, and Panama.
- Monsteras usually like light and free-draining soil.
- The ideal PH is between 5 to 7.5. Moreover, we have found a good result with a barky soil.
- Everybody loves the extra snacks just like the Monstera standleyna plants.
- A houseplant fertilizer mix in diluted form is suitable for monthly use in spring and summer.
- Howbeit, stop fertilizing the plant as soon as the fall arrives.
- The plants don’t need any added nutrition in the colder days.
- Keep them in bright indirect sunlight.
- Additionally, keep them away from direct sunlight as the fierce sun can scorch the Monstera leaves.
- The basic strategy for watering is to water generously and letting the soil get slightly dry between the intervals.
- An estimated schedule is thrice a week in summer and once a week in winter.
- Importantly, these plants don’t like to be overwatered.
- Any standing water at the base will result in root rot and other such issues like yellow and limpy foliage.