Monstera Standleyana Variegated

$45.00 incl. GST
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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 20cm

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • 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.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • 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.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • 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.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Keep them in bright indirect sunlight.
  • Additionally, keep them away from direct sunlight as the fierce sun can scorch the Monstera leaves.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • 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.

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