How to grow Monstera acuminata

Monstera acuminata growing vine of the genus Monstera also known as Shingle plant, Monstera acuminata perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental for the leaves, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green size be 25-100+ cm, the leaves are in ovate shape some with holes.

Monstera acuminata flower

Flower color white-yellowish, the size 10-30 cm, the inside looks like beehive

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Requirements for Monstera acuminata growing and care:

Moist, warm climate, trellising if you want the plants as vine,

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Vegetative reproduction by cutting

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to cold and full sun

Planting season:
Spring to autumn, after its stop to be cold more than 20C should be much more and in warmer climate all year

Pests and diseases:
Brown edge in the leaves

Pruning season:
Before the winter

How to prune:
Old leaves, prune for design

Size of the plant?
2-5 M, 6-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, it is a very popular

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Late spring-summer

General information about the flower:
Big white yellowish flower, the inside look like beehive

Pollination is done by:
Bees and other pollinator

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Monstera acuminata?
Cutting / twig with air layering
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Monstera acuminata:
Spring, when there is no fear from cold weather

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
Depend on condition of the air layer can be few weeks until few month

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Monstera acuminata?
Moist, warm weather, shadow

Scientific name:

Monstera acuminata

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