How to care for a Monstera Adansonii

use these instructions to care for a Monstera Adansonii. this guide will tell you how to water your Monstera Adansonii, its light, temperature, and humidity preferences; and any additional care your plant might need to help it grow.

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS

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.   

WATER REQUIREMENTS

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.   

HUMIDITY PREFERENCE

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

OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE

Normal room temperatures between 60-80 degrees are great for your Monstera Adansonii. It will not tolerate temperatures under 55 degrees or sudden drops in temperature. Avoid cold drafts and direct air flow from heaters in the winter months.  

PLANT FOOD

From spring to the end of summer, feed your plant once a month with a general houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength.   

ADDITIONAL CARE

These plants love to vine and climb. If you desire, you can train your Monstera Adansonii  to climb up a stake or a wall. Do this by using garden ties or hooks to guide it where you would like.   

TOXICITY

Your Monstera Adansonii is moderately toxic to pets and humans and can cause swelling, vomiting, or burning. It is not pet-friendly.