Monstera comes from Central America (Mexico) and belongs to the Araceae family. This plant is also known under the Dutch name, hole plant. The plant thrives in very humid conditions: the more humid the environment, the larger the leaf. But this plant can also tolerate somewhat drier air.
The Monstera likes a lot of light or partial shade but no direct sunlight.
The ideal air temperature is 18 - 22 °C. The plant does not like drafts.
Keep moist, add lukewarm water once a week, potting soil must not dry out.
Spray with water once a week.
Fertilize a little once every two weeks, in winter once every two months.
The leaves of a young plant show incisions, later holes appear in the older leaves. This will not happen if the plant is too dark. Dull leaves will shine again when wiped with a buttermilk cloth. Aerial roots formed in older plants may be cut off.
Monstera Deliciosa or hole plant.