Monstera Obliqua Monkey Leaf - 12cm

SKU: 552552
£9.95

Product Description

The Monkey Leaf is a new very popular and trendy variety of the Cheeseplant.With its compact growth and many holes in its foliage a real piece of natural art in your living-room

Product Details

Material
Plant
Additional information
The older the plants are, the more holes appears in its foliage. Cuttings are possible to cut off a shooter of the plant and plant this in another pot.
Dimensions
Height of 25-30cm and width of 25-30cm
Care instructions
Avoid direct sunlight: foliage can turn into yellow. Also avoid a drop down in temperature. Maintaining the same temperature with a good humidity (the higher the better
Colour of foliage
Green (darkgreen adult foliage and light green for young leaves)
Hardiness
Yes
Perennial
Yes
Planting instructions
It should be repotted every few years to ensure adequate soil nutrition and space for the rapidly growing plant. Learn how to repot a Swiss cheese plant including suitable soil, space and staking, for a long lived, healthy specimen that graces your home or office.
Rate of growth
Average
RHS Award of Garden Merit
No
Soil type
Keep moist; avoid droughts
Watering instructions
Only average levels of watering is required here. When you do water make sure you aim to get all of the compost evenly moist, then wait until it has dried out some before watering again (don't wait too long though). You'll also need to wait less time between watering's during the warmer months of the year or if the plant has been positioned in a very warm and dry space because all of these things will increase the thirst of your Swiss Cheese Plant.
Latin name
Monstera obliqua Monkey Leaf
Eventual height
25-30cm
Eventual width
25-30cm
Scent
Unscented
Safety information
Can cause stomach pain and skin irritation
Pot size
12cm
Room temperature
Active growth will start whenever temperatures are 18?C / 65?F or above. Although it will survive easily between 10?C / 50?F to 30?C / 86?F try to keep in the middle of this where possible to avoid temperature related problems.
Room position
Gentle sunlight is fine for the Swiss Cheese Plant, but harsh sun needs to be avoided as it will scorch and possibly yellow the leaves. On the other side of things, dark gloomy corners need to be avoided too in order to prevent loss of the Swiss Cheese effect in the leaves and the annoying spreading effect that occurs in these conditions.
Annual
No
Feeding instructions
Feeding is essential if you want new, lush green growth. Use any houseplant feed and use it it at normal strength no more than once a month during periods of active growth. Reduce the amount and frequency of feed if you're finding your plant is becoming a monster and outgrowing its home too fast!
Sold in store as mixed variety code
No
Diameter
25-30cm
Capacity
1 litre
Also available in Colour
Smaller and bigger potsizes, mosspoles and hanging pots
FirstKey SellingPoint
Very trendy product
SecondKey SellingPoint
Piece of natural art in your living room
ThirdKey SellingPoint
Easy to grow yourself up to bigger size
FourthKey SellingPoint
Fantastic looks in ceramic or basket
FifthKey SellingPoint
Easy to propogate yourself

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