PLANT CARE ( Monstera Rhaphidophora )
|Keep the temperature between 60 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit (15 to 32 degrees Celsius) during the day and no lower than 55 degrees Fahrenheit (13 degrees Celsius) at night.|
|The Monstera Rhaphidophora prefers bright, indirect light, but can tolerate some dappled sunlight. Direct sunlight can cause the leaves to burn, so it’s important to keep them out of direct sunlight.|
|The Monstera rhaphidophora prefers a high level of humidity, above 50%.|
|It’s important to keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. The ideal way to water is to wait until the top inch of soil is dry, then water thoroughly until the water runs out of the bottom of the pot.|
How To Grow Monstera Rhaphidophora
To grow Monstera Rhaphidophora, you will need bright, indirect light, high humidity, and well-draining soil. Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Fertilize the plant every 2-4 weeks during the growing season with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. As the plant grows, it may produce aerial roots which can be trimmed back as needed to control the plant’s size. Repot the plant into a larger container in the spring, using a well-draining potting mix. Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests, and treat any that you find immediately. Remember to provide support such as a trellis or moss stick as this plant is a climber.
Here are some additional care tips for Monstera Rhaphidophora:
- Watering: Monstera Rhaphidophora likes to be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again.
- Lighting: Monstera Rhaphidophora prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light conditions. Avoid placing the plant in direct sunlight, as this can cause the leaves to turn yellow.
- Humidity: Monstera Rhaphidophora likes to be grown in a humid environment, so consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant.
- Fertilizing: Monstera Rhaphidophora benefits from regular fertilization during the growing season. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-4 weeks.
- Pruning: As the plant grows, it may produce aerial roots. These can be trimmed back as needed to control the plant’s size.
- Repotting: As the plant grows, it will need to be repotted into a larger container. Repot in the spring, using a well-draining potting mix and a pot with drainage holes.
- Pests: Monstera Rhaphidophora can be susceptible to common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and scale. Check the plant regularly and treat any pests immediately.
- Keep in mind that this plant is a climber and will need some type of support, like a trellis or moss stick to grow on and climb.
Please note that this is general care and this instruction may not apply to all cases. Monitor your plant and adjust the care accordingly to fit the needs of your specific plant.
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