Monstera deliciosa 'Tauerii' (Dwarf Swiss Cheese Plant)

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Monstera deliciosa Tauerii mm 300 Totem
Monstera deliciosa Tauerii mm 300 Totem
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Monstera deliciosa 'Tauerii' (Dwarf Swiss Cheese Plant)

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'Tauerii' is a dwarf variety of Monstera deliciosa, and although not as big, has fairly large leaves with fenestrations (holes in the leaf) that become larger in more mature leaves. The 'Tauerii' is very easy to care for indoor plant and ideal for a beginner. They can tolerate low light, but thrive in bright indirect sunlight. 

Monsteras belong to the aroid family of plants that are native to tropical rainforests. They have distinctive holes or fenestrations on their leaves that make them very attractive feature plants. In their natural habitat, Monsteras grow under the canopy of larger trees by climbing on their trunks. The roots of the Monsteras require a lot of aeration, so an ideal potting mix must take this into account. A good option is an orchid potting mix. Monsteras need a support to grow on and thrive- outside you can let them grow onto a tree or fence, but inside you need to give it a totem for support. The leaves grow larger with more fenestrations when given support. Monsteras also do well in hydroponics - simply cut a leaf with its node and soon you will see roots emerging and the plant will do very well growing in water. Monsteras are a good buy because they are reasonably priced, are easy to take care of, can grow into a  substantial size, and are just stunning!

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight, Medium indirect sunlight, and Low light tolerant

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: When the top 5cm of potting mix feels dry to the touch.

Soil: Aroid potting mix / Orchid potting mix

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble-free if your plant is healthy and not overwatered, but it is good practice to keep an eye out for mealybugs, spider mites, thrips, and root rot.

Mature height: 4 m

Mature width: 3 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: Yes

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