Plant Profile: Monstera Deliciosa

Plant Profile: Monstera Deliciosa

Plant Profile: Monstera Deliciosa

The Monstera plant is an incredibly unique and beautiful addition to any indoor or outdoor garden. Its large, glossy leaves with natural holes and splits add a touch of tropical paradise to any space. Not only is it visually stunning, but it's also relatively easy to care for and can even help purify the air in your home. This tropical beauty is a must-have in your collection!

Overview & Care

Official Name:

Monstera deliciosa

Also known as:

Swiss Cheese Plant, Fruit Salad Plant

Origins & climate:

Central America | Tropical


Choose a bright spot indoors with indirect light that is protected from drafts and harsh direct sunlight. Can tolerate lower light conditions but be sure to adjust watering and don’t expect much growth.


Water Monstera when they are putting on growth and when the soil begins to dry. To know when the soil is dry, gently push your finger into the soil to test for moisture. Be particularly vigilant in winter to avoid overwatering.


This plant thrives in rich, good quality and well-draining, potting mix. Ensure your pot has good drainage and pour out excess water in drainage tray.