Monstera siltepacana (XS)
Looking for something a little more unusual than your standard Monstera deliciosa? Monstera siltepacana is a smaller, vining monstera, and a relatively new addition to the market. It's petite green and silver heart-shaped leaves will branch out with multiple trails. Like other Monstera, it's easy to grow indoors. It will climb if provided a structure or will trail outwards if placed in a hanging basket. Given time and some light pruning, Monstera siltepacana can reach an impressive fullness, with striking colour and veining on its leaves. This plant thrives in humid environments, so positioning the plant in a bathroom or kitchen, or giving it frequent misting, will support its growth.
Best grown in bright indirect sunlight beside a window with no direct sunlight, and in a humid environment. Over watering can be an issue, so let top soil dry out between watering. As a hanging basket plant or on a totem, light pruning occasionally will help produce more vines and a thicker plant. Offer climbing supports as the plant grows and repot to allow for further growth. For propagation, cut a vine with at least one node (from the stem where leaves form) and plant it in growing medium soil, in a protected environment with constant humidity and indirect light.
|WATER||Water once topsoil is dry, keep soil well drained.|
|LIGHT|| Indirect Light, Filtered Light |
|PLANT SIZE|| 3m |
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