Questions tagged [monstera]

For questions about plants that are part of the Monstera genus. Use it with questions about caring, propagating and identifying Monstera. For questions about "Monstera Minima" which is not an actual Monstera species use the [rhaphidophora] tag.

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Monstera: 2 new stalks, only one survived?

Recently 2 new stalks started simultaneously to grow from the same base of my Monstera. You can see them below: You've probably noticed that one thrived and became a beautiful new leaf! The other ...
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Can Monstera's aerial roots grow out the base of the pot?

I recently ordered a monstera plant online and the seller mentioned that the plants they send out shouldn't need to be repotted for ~6 months, but when mine arrived, it looked to be root-bound in the ...
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Rooting Monstera cuttings are yellowing

I occasionally trim my very healthy monstera and root the cuttings. I’ve done this so many times and never had issues. I recently made three cuttings (2-3 leaves per cutting), stuck them in water, and ...
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Monstera brown spot in leaves

I started to see that the leaves of Monstera started to have a brown spots. Here is all the details and photos. Can you please help me identify the reason of the issue and how to fix this and prevent ...
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How long can a monstera grow in water?

I have a little monstera with an odd backstory. I found it, abandoned, bare-rooted and in very poor health on the ground in full sun. It had been there at least a week, and with no viable roots. I put ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

I have had my Monstera Deliciosa since March 2020, it's still relatively small (maybe five big leaves) but has become very top heavy and looks like it has outgrown it's current pot. It is also growing ...
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Helping wound healing after taking a cutting from monstera?

I have just taken a cutting from a healthy monstera deliciosa. I am concerned about the open wound left on the original plant, though, as it is exposed and leaking water. I have read that given good ...
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Monstera Adensonii (vining) Cuttings not growing and curled leaves after 3 months

I've had 3 monstera aderisoni leaf cuttings from etsy since the end of August. They shipped from Florida. All are still alive but none have tried to grow a new leaf and all look a bit curled up. I'd ...
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What are these weird white spots and black spots on my Monstera?

I used a microscope on one of those black dots and took a picture. I also found this insect that looks suspicious. I don't know if the white spots are related to the black dots. What can I do?
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Root rot in Monstera deliciosa?

I received a Monstera deliciosa some time ago and I'm wondering if it doesn't show signs of root rot. Most of the leaves seem unaffected but one of them has rather big dark spots on it, another one ...
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Yellow/brown spots on Monstera

For a couple of months, small black spots have been slowly spreading on two of the leaves of my Monstera. On one leaf, they got worse, and ringed with yellow, then suddenly the leaf died. The black ...
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Is this Bacterial Leaf spot? Root rot? Fungus? Please Help

I got this little cupcake about 2 weeks ago and since yesterday I noticed some new spots that are developing, and now my heart is sinking that it might be bacterial leaf spot or root rot and its a new ...
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Monstera Thai - Is it rust fungus? Thrips? Me being a hypochondriac?

I got this beauty about 2 weeks ago and ever since she came home she has had those bumps under 3 of her leaves. This is the leaf that is the most affected. I have been googling day in and night and I ...
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What type of Monstera is this plant?

I own a small Monstera, but I do not know which specific Monstera. It is about 7 stems in a 9 cm pot. There is only one stem that has two leaves with holes. My guess is that it is either a Monstera ...
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Monstera yellowing despite proper watering and no apparent sickness

I've had this Monstera for about two years now and I've never has this problem, I'm careful not to over/under water, it's thrived until now so I suspect sunlight is not the issue either. I've recently ...
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Monstera's leaves turning yellow

I water the plant every week or every couple weeks (whenever I remember) and occasionally spray the leaves with water. I recently added more soil to the top of the pot and cut off the longer aerial ...
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Monstera health check (root bound)?

My girlfriend is not so internet savvy so I am posting for her here in the hopes of some advice. She has a plant: that she is wondering whether might be root bound. Here is a picture: Also one of ...
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What are these tiny bugs that kill my Monstera leaves?

My Monstera has pale specks on the leaves. I noticed it on one leaf first, and it's slowly spread to others. I have also noticed tiny black specks, about the size of a grain of sand, that I think may ...
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How can I encourage my plants to push out larger leaves?

I have some potted plants (Philodendron selloum, Monstera deliciosa) that were propagations from larger plants. Their leaves are on average only about 4 inches long. They were propagated about a year ...
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Monstera soil moist for 5 weeks

The soil of my Monstera has been moist for 5-6 weeks at least. Is this normal? The very top layer feels dry but if I stick my finger as far as my knuckle it’s still moist, and if I really dig deeper ...
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Monstera propagation

I wanted to propagate my Mostera deliciosa but it went wrong and I cut a simple branch with no leaf node. I put it in water but it seems like there isn't any roots yet. Is there any way to make this ...
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White/brown patch on a young monstera leaf - what to do?

I was happy when I saw my Monstera growing a new leaf, but recently I noticed a white/brown patch on it and I'm getting worried. What does the patch signify? How can I help the plant?
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Why are my Monstera's leaves turning brown and drooping?

I just bought my plant last month, and recently the leaves have been getting brown spots on them and the leaves and stems are weak and drooping close to the ground. I kept it in the same pot I bought ...
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Brown flecks on Monstera Deliciosa

I just received a Monstera deliciosa in the post today and noticed what look like brown flecks all over the leaves. Anybody know what they are? If it's rust, any advice on how I can treat it? It ...
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Black area on monstera leaf after week on holiday

As the title says, I’ve just got back from a week’s holiday to find a rather large black area on one of the leaves of my monstera. I watered it before I left and ensured it still had some sunlight. ...
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Is this an effective technique to propagate climbers with aerial roots

I bought a Monstera "Monkey mask" in a small pot. Right now, it is erect because the stem is still short. The stem is already showing button-sized aerial roots popping-out of the main stem. I have ...
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Monstera (Swiss cheese plant) brown patches on leaves

I've gone through some of the previous posts for Monstera but couldn't quite find anything like this. I bought a new Monstera about a week ago and it seemed to be adapting well. New leaves were ...
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Yellow growth on plant roots

My indoor Monstera plant has this weird, lumpy yellow growth around the roots, can anyone tell me what it is and how to treat?
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Scraggly tangled Monstera

I purchased a Monstera from a coworker. She said it’s grown new leaves nonstop but I don’t know what conditions it lived in before. I now have it next to a large east facing window (unfortunately, my ...
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Can I replant the propagated branch into the same pot that it is coming from?

I replanted and propagated my Monstera 2 months ago, and it started to grow new leaves since then. I am trying to reshape my awkward shaped Monstera to look dense and compact. My question is, can I ...
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What's wrong with my Monstera deliciosa?

Can someone tell me what's wrong with my plant? ---------
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Can you have a shade-loving plant under full sun?

While looking for information about caring for Monstera deliciosa, I've sometimes read that they prefer shade. It seems this is the case for other plants as well, but I find it puzzling and I haven't ...
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Monstera/Swiss cheese plant with brown spots on leaves?

I bought a Monstera about a week ago and the bigger leaves started to look floppy. I thought this was because I didn't water it enough, so I watered it more. I'm guessing this is where I went wrong ...
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Monstera Deliciosa plant with brown crud on the leaves

I have a pot plant with Swiss cheese kind of foliage that has got some problem possibly some sort of parasite or fungal infection, I have no idea. It's like red-brown rust that brushes off fairly ...