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Monstera Adanonsii "Swiss Cheese" sp Friedrichsthalii | 8"

Monstera Adanonsii "Swiss Cheese" sp Friedrichsthalii | 8"

$35 - $35
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    The Monstera Adansonii sp Friedrichsthalii, aka the "Swiss Cheese" plant, gets its nickname from the large holes in its leaves called "fenestrations." These holes are a theorized evolutionary advantage that allows light to pass to the lower leaves of the plant in its natural low light environment beneath the jungle canopy, as well as allowing wind to easily pass through the leaves.

    This is an easy to care for plant that can be grown in one of two ways: As a hanging basket its vines will form long cascades, but like all Monsteras its natural tendency is to climb, so to maximize the size of the leaves a stake can be placed in its pot for the vines to ascend. The Monstera Adansonii appreciates bright, indirect light and will respond well to high humidity. 

    Dimensions: Cascades 8" - 24" long. Nursery pot diameter is 8".

    Sunlight:Medium Light. This plant will do best in a bright location with mostly indirect light.

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    Appreciates bright, indirect light. It is tolerant of medium - low light conditions, but prefers an east or west facing window.

    Be sure to water your plant upon delivery. Monstera prefer soil that is consistently moist with a dry out period between waterings. As epiphytes with aerial roots, they are sensitive to overwatering. Typically, you shouldn't have to water your Monstera more than once every 7-10 days.

    Medium humidity. Place your plant away from hot or cold air drafts. Monstera leaves are large and easily collect dust so appreciate being wiped down with a clean cloth several times per year. You can encourage more aerial root growth with occasional misting.

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    Greenery Unlimited delivers to the following locations:

    • Manhattan
    • Brooklyn
    • Queens

    Curbside and White Glove delivery options are available. 

    We are on occasion able to accommodate deliveries outside of our zone for an additional cost. Please email or call us to inquire.

    In case of inclement weather, we will automatically reschedule deliveries for the next day we deem safe for the health of the plant, and will send out a notification email with the updated schedule.

    Someone must be available to receive the delivery. If no one will be there to receive the delivery, you may give us permission to leave the plant outside the delivery address in the checkout notes. However we cannot acquiesce this request during the winter or in severe weather. If no one is there to receive the delivery and we are unable to leave it behind, a re-delivery fee will be incurred. Cancelled orders will incur a 25% restocking fee once they have been prepared for delivery.

Dimensions: Cascades 8" - 24" long. Nursery pot diameter is 8".

Sunlight:Medium Light. This plant will do best in a bright location with mostly indirect light.

NYC Plant Delivery Van:Local delivery in the New York City area from $20.

Sunlight:30 Day Plant Guarantee. Click here to learn more.

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Have a container picked out already? Want to take on potting yourself? Don't mind a little dirt on the floor?

This option is for the bare plant in its nursery grow pot. The nursery pot can be placed inside of a larger container or can be removed to plant your specimen directly. Please note this is not considered a finished pot.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Victoria Bouloubasis
    Excellent gift

    I ordered this plant as a gift for my sister and her husband on their anniversary. Beautiful, lush "swiss cheese" plant delivered on time and with care. It was a lot bigger than I expected and they are truly happy with the gift!