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I have a beautiful Monstera, but it stopped growing. The most recent leaf has never fully expanded, and has been in the state shown in the picture now for 4 months. I've also stopped watering now, since it doesn't seem to be absorbing any water from the soil anymore. I'm very worried that the plant might be dying. Any suggestions what I could try to save it highly appreciated.

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    couple of questions - is it winter where you are and how long has the plant been in that pot?
    – Bamboo
    Dec 13, 2021 at 14:00
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    Hi @Bamboo, I'm in southern California so it's technically winter, but temperatures are rarely below 50Fº/10Cº. I've also been keeping the plant indoors and it's been doing fine for the past 3 years. About 1 year ago I moved it from a fairly small to the current bigger pot you see in the picture.
    – jan
    Dec 14, 2021 at 0:36
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    One more question - does the pot have drainage holes, or is it planted in a pot with drainage holes standing inside the outer pot? I can't see an internal pot...
    – Bamboo
    Dec 14, 2021 at 1:30
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    The pot has one drainage hole, which drains into the attached saucer ... but we rarely water that much that a lot of water comes out.
    – jan
    Dec 14, 2021 at 17:38

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The plant might have hit its growth limit for that pot size. Consider repotting again using a larger pot and see if it resumes growth.

If you think it's a bit early for another repotting consider waiting for springtime, and see if the temperature increase will stimulate plant growth.

The Spruce recommends placing the Monstera under direct sunlight at least once a year:

[...] set indoor plants outside at least once a year in direct sunlight to encourage lush growth.

Refer to the article for more juicy tips.

Good luck!

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