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Can you have a shade-loving plant under full sun?

To understand the needs of any house plant, you need to take a closer look at its natural habitat. In our homes, we try to mimic those conditions as well as we can and breeders have been working hard ...
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What type of Monstera is this plant?

It does look like a very young plant, which makes it harder to tell exactly, especially with varieties of M. adansonii. It definitely looks like a Monstera adansonii var. laniata or just Monstera ...
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Helping wound healing after taking a cutting from monstera?

No - sealants or wound paints are not recommended because they increase the risk of infection rather than reduce it. The sap which is bleeding out will eventually stop and the wound should callous ...
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Can Monstera's aerial roots grow out the base of the pot?

The only way that is an aerial root is if the point of origin is from a node on the topgrowth, with the aerial root located downwards into the soil in the pot, where it has continued to grow as a ...
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Monstera: odd stalk growing sideways?

That's an aerial root. Monsteras are climbers; they grow aerial roots to grab onto trees or other structures to support themselves. It's a normal thing for a Monstera plant to do, and generally means ...
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Monstera root coming out of pot hole after being sick

Just cut it - the plant will learn that's not where roots should go and it'll stop.
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How do I get my Monstera deliciosa plant to grow upwards instead of sideways?

Your plant's stems seem quite upright but the plant itself seems slightly droopy. Hard to tell for sure, but if the plant really needs water that would help to raise the leaves a bit. In general with ...
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Yellow growth on plant roots

These are fungal toadstool growths, specifically, Leucocoprinus bimbaumii; they're not uncommon in houseplant soil, though are usually more likely to appear during summer, and in particular, if the ...
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Yellow growth on plant roots

It's probably nothing much to worry about, characteristic of the compost the plant is growing in and perhaps a bit too much watering. Please see if the answers and comments in this similar post are ...
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Scraggly tangled Monstera

The leaves will get bigger and more perforated as it gets older. It looks like it is still a baby! They don't need lots of light, but they do need reasonably high temperatures to grow well, so your ...
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Can I replant the propagated branch into the same pot that it is coming from?

There is a difference between whether you can and whether you should. Large old monstera's are always sprawling. It's just the nature of the plant. See here for this plant can grow to over 30 ...
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What's wrong with my Monstera deliciosa?

My initial reaction is too much water, too little light. That pot can not possibly have a drainage hole if you feel comfortable enough to set it on this furniture. Without drainage, a hole, no rocks ...
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Monstera soil moist for 5 weeks

Okay, well let the soil dry out a bit more, but watering rules are these; water when the surface of the potting soil feels just about dry to the touch, but not so dry its shrunken from the sides of ...
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Yellow/brown spots on Monstera

It sounds/looks like your plant has a fungal leaf spot problem. The little black spots are called fruiting centers. That is where the fungus creates and sends out new fungal spores to infect other ...
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Monstera brown spot in leaves

Plant seems to be in excellent health. Bright glossy leaves, good colour, new shoots healthy and vigorous, it is in the pink of youth and doing well. Occasional spots on leaves likely due to ...
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How long can a monstera grow in water?

Generally if the water is changed regularly, weekly for example, the plant should be fine for months in water. Note that plants tend to grow different roots in different mediums, if it gets used to ...
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Can Monstera's aerial roots grow out the base of the pot?

In principle you do not have to worry, your Monstera will not suffer any damage because roots come out of the pot. At least not in the short term. In any case, it is good to analyze if it is an aerial ...
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Monstera root coming out of pot hole after being sick

As mentioned, you could just cut it but while it is still short I usually try to guide it back inside the pot. Other option is that you could just leave it, although it has a higher risk of rotting ...
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How do I restore this monstera to it’s former glory?

Monstera's in good light get to be quite large. I see a plant that has been grown under low light. Technically the internodal length, the distance between nodes, gets longer under low light. This is ...
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Where should I expect new growth on this Monstera cutting?

Some cuttings just take time to develop leaves. Usually the push is on to make roots and when there are enough energy reserves a leaf is the next step. This plant is capable of fast growth once it is ...
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Where should I expect new growth on this Monstera cutting?

Assuming your cuttings were correctly taken and successfully strike, new leaves will appear from out of the soil next to where you planted each leaf. Keep them well watered and with luck they'll take ...
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Monstera: 2 new stalks, only one survived?

Usually Aroids such as Monstera deliciousa puts out one leaf at a time and do not really have energy to put out multiple leaves at the same time on the same stem. For some reason yours has started to ...
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Rooting Monstera cuttings are yellowing

Rooting cuttings not always yields a 100% success rate. There can be losses due to rot or other conditions that persisted even before the cuttings were taken. In your case I think the problem is ...
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Monstera Adensonii (vining) Cuttings not growing and curled leaves after 3 months

I would suggest: change the water more often, use de chlorinated water if available provide more light when there are roots, take a straight edge razor and cut the tip off, this will cause more roots ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

Bence is right about that. I would just add that the plant may be growing outwards, having the leaves facing the window growing bigger, maybe finding the light intensity from the window more suitable ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

You can repot plants during the winter with care. If you leave the root-ball intact and you just back fill the extra space around it in the new pot you do not have to worry. The key is not to bother ...
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Monstera Thai - Is it rust fungus? Thrips? Me being a hypochondriac?

I just wanted to answer my own question for anyone that might have a Monstera in a similiar situation with similiar spots. It was thrips. All of these markings are signs of damage from thrips on ...
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Monstera yellowing despite proper watering and no apparent sickness

You can't always see webs. Some spider mites are nearly microscopic. But inexorable yellowing after a visiting plants sounds exactly like spider mites. Wash the plant twice per week, every millimeter ...
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How can I encourage my plants to push out larger leaves?

Phosphorus is supposed to help increase leaf size in plants generally, I've read. It's also supposed to help plants mature, and increase internode length. Cold temperatures can decrease phosphorus ...
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Monstera propagation

Sorry to disappoint you, but a leaf node is a must. An internode alone won't help. There is a chance a bare cutting may sprout a new branch with leaves, but this can take place only at the node.
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