Monstera adansonii, the Adanson's monstera, Swiss cheese plant, or five holes plant, is a species of flowering plant from family Araceae which is widespread across much of South America and Central America. 


This is a trending house plant to have in your collection. Your Monstera Adansonii prefers bright indirect light. It can survive in lower light conditions but growth may slow. Keep out of direct sunlight for extended periods, as it can burn the leaves. Your Monstera Adansonii likes to dry out to about 75% before it is watered again. Never allow your plant to sit in water or soggy soil, as this can lead to root rot and the eventual death of your plant. 


Your Monstera Adansonii will do well in average household humidity, but will benefit from a boost in humidity. Misting, placing a humidifier nearby, or using a pebble tray are great ways to boost humidity for your plant.


From spring into the early autumn, monstera adansonii grows quite quickly. You may find yourself pruning it regularly to keep it in check. If you're training it to grow upward, it'll just keep going until it runs out of space to climb.


This plant can be toxic to cats and dogs if eaten. This plant removes toxins and chemicals from the air. 

Monstera Adansonia

  • A single Monstera Adansonia in a 15cm plastic nursery pot.

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