Monstera Obliqua - 'monkey mask'
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Introducing the Monstera Obliqua, a rare and unique houseplant that is sure to elevate any indoor space. Native to the rainforests of Central and South America, the Monstera Obliqua is a delicate and stunning plant that is highly sought after by plant enthusiasts around the world. This plant is also known as the "Swiss Cheese Vine" due to the unique holes in its leaves.
Caring for the Monstera Obliqua requires some attention to detail, but it's worth the effort. It thrives in bright, indirect light and prefers to be kept in a humid environment. Regular watering is essential to keep the soil consistently moist, but be careful not to overwater. Too much water can lead to root rot, which is detrimental to the plant's health. It's also important to use well-draining soil to prevent water from accumulating in the pot.
The Monstera Obliqua is a fast grower, and its trailing vines can reach up to 10 feet in length. To encourage growth, provide it with a trellis or a support pole for it to climb. Additionally, it's a good idea to fertilize the plant monthly during the growing season (spring and summer) to promote healthy growth.
The Monstera Obliqua is a versatile plant that can be styled in many different ways. Its delicate leaves and trailing vines make it a perfect addition to a hanging planter or placed on a high shelf where its vines can cascade down. It can also be trained to climb a moss pole for a more dramatic effect. Its unique and eye-catching appearance makes it an ideal choice for a variety of decorating styles, from bohemian to modern.
In conclusion, the Monstera Obliqua is a rare and beautiful plant that requires some extra care but is well worth the effort. Its delicate leaves and trailing vines make it a perfect choice for any indoor space, and its unique appearance is sure to impress. With proper care, this plant will flourish and add a touch of natural beauty to you
The Monstera Monkey Mask can be trained to climb up a pole indoors, or it can be left so the leaves grow and spill over the sides of a pot.
If you’d like to surprise someone special by giving this Monstera as an indoor plant gift, we can give it an extra personal touch by including a free, handwritten card delivered along with your order. We’ll leave out the paperwork so no one will see the price, but they will love the present!
As ever, if you’re looking to buy indoor plants online, then here at Happy Houseplants, we provide you not only with beautiful and interesting houseplants but we hope we also inspire you with our style! Soak up some of the rainforests daily in your home by buying wonderful houseplants from us!
Monkey Monstera care
This houseplant is easy to care for, and suitable for beginners.
If you would like more information on caring for Monstera, please have a look at our video here
Where should I put this Monstera?
Monstera Obliqua likes a humid atmosphere, bright but not in full sun.
How should I water my Monstera Obliqua?
Think of the rainforest and water only when the top few inches of soil are dry. Do not allow it to sit in water; remove excess water from the saucer after watering.
Should I feed the Monkey Mask?
You can feed it once a month in spring and summer - try our vegan, organic plant food.
Is it pet safe?
No, it can be toxic to pets if eaten.
What size is the plant?
W12cm x H30cm plus - not huge, but big enough to make an impact!
Why not look at our seagrass planters for an extra touch of styling?
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot.