Different Types of Monstera You Must Know to Grow

 Homiful.comOne of the unique houseplants, the Monstera is a popular houseplant with many fans. Their exotic and tropical-looking appearance with hollow leaves, makes them attractive ornamental plants.

There are many types of Monstera species in this world that you can use as collections in parks and offices. But remember, Monstera plants are not friendly to pets. They contain insoluble calcium oxalate and are highly toxic to dogs and cats.

Below we take some varieties of Monstera plants that you may be able to inspire and take an interest in caring for.

Monstera pinnatipartita


Native to South and Central America, Monstera pinnatipartita can grow in USDA zones 11 to 12. This species of Monstera gets its name from leaves with a feather-pinnate, large, shiny appearance.

And this species is harder to find than the Deliciosa species. They can grow to heights of up to 6 feet when indoors. You can put them in the partial sun area.

Monstera obliqua


Grows within USDA zones 9 through 11 and reaches heights of 6 to 10 feet outdoors. Monstera obliqua, sometimes called a unicorn, is one of the rarest Monstera species.

They have extreme fenestration when mature and the holes can take up to 90% of the leaf surface. The thin structure of the leaves makes Monstera oblique very delicate and difficult to find in the wild.

Monstera dubia


Can grow up to a height of 3 feet, this Monstera dubia has small heart-shaped leaves. They grow with a vining habit, resulting in foliage lying close to whatever the stem follows. Although it can grow in areas with low light, Monstera dubia can also grow in bright and indirect light. Which will result in a more interesting variation.

Monstera deliciosa


Monstera deliciosa is the most common Monstera species. Its large and exotic foliage makes this plant attractive when placed indoors and outdoors. Can grow up to a height of 3 feet, and they have a habit of upward growth and aerial roots.

Monstera acuminata


A rare species, at first glance this Monstera acuminata looks similar to adansonii (Swiss Cheese Plant). However, the leaves and height of this species are more compact.

You can plant it in hanging baskets and this species is very suitable to be placed in a small room. they can grow in USDA zones 10 through 12 and can reach heights of up to 7 feet when outdoors.

For sun exposure, they are good in the area of bright indirect sunlight and partial shade.

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