Monstera Albo “Swiss Cheese Plant”
- Plant Care
The Swiss Cheese plant, gets its name from its large, heart-shaped leaves, which become covered with holes that resemble swiss cheese as it gets older. Part of the Araceae family that's native to South and Central America, this Monstera is easy to grow and loves to climb and grow upwards.
It is worth noting that how their leaves look change throughout its lifetime. The holes are designed to help its large foliage withstand strong winds and rain in its native habitat. Otherwise, these can easily sustain damage and ripping. The monstera albo, like other variegated monstera species are better off with more light than their solid green leaved counterparts.
They’re made for shade, so an ideal plant if you don’t have bright rooms. Not keen on direct sun.The monstera albo is not a thirsty plant. As long as you keep the soil slightly moist and well-draining, it will be happy. In general, it is a good idea to allow the soil to dry or almost dry between watering.Loose and airy soil that quickly drains water is crucial.15 - 35°CThe monstera albo isn’t a heavy feeder. Besides liquid fertilizer, you can use slow release plant foods as well.
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