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- Raphidophora Tetrasperma is a fast-growing vining plant like the famous Monstera form.
- This is one of the fastest-growing varieties of aroid which is desired for its unique fenestrated leaves.
- Sometimes it is also called “Dwarf Monstera” or “Monstera Ginny” as it resembles the Monstera deliciosa.
- It originated from southern Thailand and Malaysia.
- It was first discovered in the late 1800s. The leaves are split and stay quite small.
- The shape of the foliage is depending on the stage of life.
- Young plants have young leaves that are not divided.
- As it matures, the leaves will start splitting.
- The best soil an all-purpose potting mix.
- The plant will be happy with rich soil.
- The soil must be moist and rich with organic matter.
- Do not use wet soil or mucky soil or dry soil or sandy soils.
- An orchid potting mix with added activated charcoal would be suitable and best for the plant too.
- To keep a healthy plant, you should keep the soil damp but not wet.
- The best way to help establish the plant, apply a slow-release fertilizer.
- If the plant does not receive fertilizer, it will grow slowly.
- Apply the fertilizer at least 6 inches away from the base.
- Fertilize the plant every 4 months in a year period.
- Do not use heavy salt in fertilizers that will damage the roots and at the end could possibly kill the plant.
- Do not use a fertilizer that contains Urea which can harm plants.
- Provide with bright indirect light.
- Medium indirect light and some shade are tolerated.
- These plants do not prefer direct sunlight, but some are fine.
- You could grow the plant at a northern exposure window and an Eastern exposure window.
- It can get a few morning suns.
- You have to be careful to get the plant too much sun.
- One afternoon direct sun can be too much for the Mini Monstera plant.
- Keep this plant fairly moist, but not waterlogged.
- The plant does not like to be dry and likes to stay moist, at least during its growing season.
- The plant could be at a faster growth rate with regular waterings.
- The plant is very sensitive to overwatering.
- Do the watering when the potting medium is dried down 2 inches on the topsoil. Do not ever let the root ball dry out.
- The best way to water the plant is no more than once every 7 to 10 days or 4 times per month.
- In the winter, you can water the plant once every 14 days or every two weeks.