Monstera Adansonii - 'Monkey Leaf'



Commonly known as: Monkey leaf Monstera, Monkey face plant

Horticultural Name: Monstera Adansonii

Origin: Mexico and Central America


Nursery Pot Size(s): 12cm

Current Length: 20cm

Ultimate Height: Up to 1.8m

Light: Perfectly placed in a bright room and out of the way of direct sunlight. Can also survive in shadier spots, but growth will be stunted.

Watering: Water only when the top layers of soil are dry, be vigilant in the colder months.

Temperature: Can tolerate down to 12°C but keep it out of the way cold draughts. Aim for 18-27°C to get the best growth.

Pet/Child Safe: The leaves are toxic to humans and pets if ingested.

Additional Info: Use a moss pole for stability as the plant gets bigger and wipe dust from the leaves if it begins to accumulate.