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Swiss Cheese Plant

Monstera Deliciosa

£40.00

The Swiss Cheese Plant is a tropical climber named appropriately for the holes in its leaves. Also named appropriately in Latin as you guessed it, ‘The Delicious Monster’.

85cm
potting
21cm

Only 4 left in stock (can be backordered)

About Swiss Cheese Plant

Botanical Name
Monstera Deliciosa
Common Names
Swiss cheese plant, Adanson’s monstera, Swiss cheese vine, five holes plant
Plant Height
85cm
Nursery Pot Size
21cm
Air Purification Qualities
Child & Pet Safe?
Toxic if ingested due to the insoluble calcium oxalate crystals found in all parts of the plant

The Swiss Cheese Plant is a tropical climber named appropriately for the holes in its leaves. Also named appropriately in Latin as you guessed it, ‘The Delicious Monster’.

The Monstera Deliciosa is a true Swiss-Cheese plant. The houseplant brightens up any room. In a big pot, it grows to become a lovely full bush. As a bonus, the plant also purifies the air. This plant requires high humidity levels. Always keep the soil moist, without letting the plant stand in water. The Monstera is truly an autumn plant, so don’t put it in the sun. A place that’s a bit darker is fine too.

This plant will thrive in almost any environment, but if you want to give it a special treat then gently mist it once a week to stop the leaf edges from drying out. This is best to do in the morning so the water has plenty of time to evaporate before evening.

Please note: this product DOES NOT include a pot. Browse our entire range of indoor pots, or choose between our ceramic pots or self-watering plant pots.

Please note: this plant comes in a plastic nursery pot. Browse our entire range of plant pots to add that extra charm and character to your home.

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How To Care For Swiss Cheese Plant

watering
Watering

Avoid root rot at all costs. Only water your Swiss Cheese plant lightly and allow to dry between hydrating again.

Light & Location

Keep in a semi-shaded spot for optimum growth. You don’t want your swiss cheese plant to melt in direct sunlight 😆

Humidity

Treat your swiss cheese to a spray with a water mister every now and again, but don’t go overboard.

soil
Soil

Swiss cheese plants grow best in a peat-based potting soil to trap in moisture without it to become waterlogged.

Fertiliser

Fertilize your Swiss Cheese Plant monthly to keep it in good condition -it’s best to use an all-purpose liquid fertilizer that has been diluted by half.

Pests and Diseases

Keep an eye out for signs of common diseases on your plant e.g. root rot, rust and powdery mildew. Like many houseplants, you may have to use a intesticide or neem oil to deter common pests.

potting
Repotting

To ensure your Swiss Cheese Plant grows well, it will usually need repotting every other year and the soil should be refreshed annually.

Consider these products to help with the care of your Swiss Cheese Plant

Delivery & Returns

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We ensure you’re always happy with your purchase, so if you’re plant or pot is damaged or not quite up to scratch upon arrival, simply email hello@oxy-plants.com and we’ll process your complaint accordingly and offer a replacement, return or refund in most cases.

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Or, if you live locally and would prefer to avoid paying the delivery fee, you are welcome to come pick up your parcel from us in Bolton.

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