The Monstera Deliciosa is one of the most popular easy-to-grow houseplants and a great introductory plant for novices. Interior designers and fashionistas are super fans of the Swiss Cheese plants as well - you can find the Monstera Deliciosa in indoor decor and fashion magazines, household items like pillows and tableware and even clothing!
The Swiss Cheese Plant has been at the forefront of the houseplant craze for years now, loved by all for its big jungly leaves. The leaves are more solid and almost heart-shaped as a young plant, but as it matures, it gains splits along the side and sometimes internal holes. A truly unique Plant!
Great even for plant beginners with the right care
Grows about two meters high with leaves as big as 90 centimetres; so get ready and make some space for it to expand
Keeps dust away from surfaces and your lungs
Referred to a Swiss Cheese because of the holes in the leaves
Increases humidity as it transpires as part of it photosynthesis
Also known as Delicious Monster Hurricane Plant, Mexican Breadfruit Plant, Fruit Salad Plant, Windowleaf and Split Leaf Philodendron
Super popular and easy to care for, every plant lover has to have at least one Swiss Cheese Plant. Don't miss out on yours!
Swiss Cheese Plant Care Guide
Prefers bright, indirect light, but it will tolerate light shade
Wait for its soil to dry out before giving it water
Likes warm conditions from 18-27 °C; anything lower it will grow really slowly
Feed once a month with a balanced fertiliser over the growing season
Wipe its leaves gently to remove accumulated dust so that it can breathe properly
If it's getting too wild, it can be trained to climb up a bamboo or moss pole
Swiss Cheese Plant General Information
Native to Mexico and Central America
It can be left trailing down or be supported with a moss pole; its vines can get a length of up to 2m