PlantsMonstera→Split-Leaf Philodendron (Monstera deliciosa 'Cheesecake')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet or more
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Photo of Monstera deliciosa NOT split-leaf Philodendron by eclayne Nov 9, 2013 2:17 PM 7
Cheese plants by Plantmad Jul 28, 2020 11:24 AM 6
How to tell the difference from monstera deliciosa and monstera borsigiana? by toby_ax Mar 11, 2020 6:38 AM 7
Plant Identification: Monstera or no? (Pics Below) by agorman1000 Mar 22, 2019 5:36 AM 14
Variegated Monstera by psa Feb 4, 2019 9:46 AM 38

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