The Monstera deliciosa has been a statement piece in homes for over 50 years. There has been a resurgence in popularity over the years as new generations discover the lush tropical foliage of this bold plant.
Monsteras are famous for their natural leaf-holes, which is why you may see them referred to as Swiss Cheese Plant or split leaf philodendron. No matter what you call it, the Monstera deliciosa is a majestic, easy to care for lady that will brighten up even the dullest room.
Botanical Name: Philodendron Monstera deliciosa.
Common Names: Monstera
Description: Native to the tropical forests of Central and South America these plants have glossy heart shaped leaves which develops its unique splits in its maturity. It is a climbing evergreen perennial vine that is perhaps most noted for its large perforated leaves on thick plant stems and its long cord-like aerial roots.