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Nov 15, 2022 8:45 PM CST

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Nov 15, 2022 8:55 PM CST
Southwest U.S. (Zone 7a)
Nice sprout!
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Nov 15, 2022 9:03 PM CST

Thanks:)
I love this plant.
So easy to grow and root.
This one in particular is the middle out of 3 that sprouted from the roots.
One was 3 times bigger, one 3 times smaller, all started at the same time.
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Nov 15, 2022 9:30 PM CST
Name: Tigerpaws https://garden.org/
Northeastern Ontario, Canada (Zone 2b)
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Humbolt, is that a philodendron monstera deliciosa seedling? I was just researching different seeds I might wish to try growing and one I was looking at was the philodendron. If yours is the monstera you have answered a question for me. You state that it is so easy to grow and root. Yours is a very nice healthy-looking plant. Think I might order some seeds and give it a try. Just wondering how long it took to get it to that size.
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Nov 15, 2022 9:44 PM CST

Hi tigerpaws:)

It's a "mini monstera", Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma. I just call them minis, sorry for the confusion.

Looks like small delicosia, but I don't think think they're even a philodendron. I assume they got the common name from just the visual similarities.
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Nov 15, 2022 9:50 PM CST

And I've never grown a monstera delicosia from seed but am reading it's pretty straightforward. I've always done cuttings, dozens of them, and they're pretty easy, just slow. I assume it'd be the same from seed. Sounds fun.
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Nov 16, 2022 6:40 AM CST
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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There is no such thing as a philodendron monstera delicious a plant. Philodendron and Monstera are 2 different genera of plants. It's either a philodendron, OR it's a Monstera. In this case it's neither. It's a Rhaphidophora
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