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Monstera deliciosa

Split-Leaf Philodendron, Swiss Cheese Plant
Classification Scientific Name: Monstera deliciosa
  Common Name: Split-Leaf Philodendron

Swiss Cheese Plant
  Family: Araceae
  Location Index: GR2
  Suggested Use: large foliage floor plant
Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: spreading
  Height: depends on structure
  Spread: 2 - 3 feet
  Flower Color: cream, white
  Foliage Texture: coarse
  Foliage: tree climber with thick stems and aerial roots

heart-shaped. dark green leaves which become more dissected with age
  Growth Rate: slow
  Fruit: fruit fragrant and edible once ripe
Environment USDA Zone: zones 9 - 11
  Native Range: tropics
  Sun Requirement: medium exposure
  Water Requirement: low
  Soil: moist

low pH
  Heat Tolerance: medium
Care Maintenance: allow to dry between waterings
More Additional Notes: very large leaves and climbing nature limits common use of this plant

young plants sold under the name P. pertusum, which has entire leaves
Monstera deliciosa

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