Swiss Cheese Plant – Monstera Deliciosa

The Swiss Cheese Plant, scientifically known as Monstera deliciosa, is a popular tropical houseplant renowned for its large, glossy, and deeply lobed leaves with characteristic holes or fenestrations, giving it the common name “Swiss Cheese Plant.” Native to the tropical forests of Central America, this plant can grow quite large, often reaching up to 6-8 feet (1.8-2.4 meters) indoors if provided with adequate support and care.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Swiss Cheese Plant

Latin Name

Monstera deliciosa


Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. It prefers consistently moist soil but not waterlogged. Reduce watering in the winter months when growth slows down.


Feed the plant every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. Reduce feeding in the fall and winter.


High humidity is ideal for this tropical plant. Regular misting, using a humidity tray, or placing a humidifier nearby can help maintain the necessary humidity levels.

Light Requirements

Prefers bright, indirect light, but can also tolerate some levels of shade


Prefers temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C). Protect it from cold drafts and avoid temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

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