Rhaphidophora Cryptantha Vs Monstera Dubia

Rhaphidophora Cryptantha Vs Monstera Dubia Image

With more than 50 species of the monstera plant globally with surprisingly similar features, it’s easy to understand why many people often confuse one for the other. Rhaphidophora Cryptantha and Monstera Dubia are cute houseplants that fall into this category of monsteras. They too look nearly identical in some visual features particularly at their juvenile … Read more

Giant Monstera Plant Care Guide

Giant Monstera Plant Care Image

Monstera plants are one of the trendiest houseplants to have in your home. With their oversized leaves and unique patterning, they’re sure to catch anyone’s eye.  Suppose you don’t already own this gorgeous plant, it is definitely worth considering adding one as an addition to your collection- but with its size and different needs compared … Read more

How Much Soil For 5 Gallon Pot

how much soil for 5 gallon pot

As summer turns into spring, many house plant enthusiasts look forward to repotting their rootbound plants. While container gardening is becoming increasingly popular, it requires thoughtful calculations, especially when working under a budget. Knowing how much soil for 5 gallon pot minimizes wastage and ensures enough room for the roots to grow. Lucky for you, … Read more

Scale On Monstera Plant

scale on monstera

Is a white powdery substance beginning to appear on the leaves of your much beloved Monstera plant? Do you suspect it might be scale, one of many sap-sucking insects that can cause damage to houseplants? If so, you aren’t alone. Many home and plant owners have had to deal with this annoying pest. But don’t … Read more

13 Moss Pole Alternative for Plants

moss pole alternative

Moss poles make the best support structures for climbing plants. Besides physical support, they provide valuable nutrients via the sphagnum moss cover. Above all, moss poles provide an invaluable rooting medium for aerial roots. But what if you can’t readily find a moss pole? How else can you support your climbers? Below we explore the … Read more

Why Do Monsteras Have Holes?

Why Do Monsteras Have Holes?

There’s something captivating about the Monstera plant that draws us in. It’s either the lush green foliage or the distinct pattern of holes and splits in its leaves. But have you ever wondered why Monsteras have holes? These tropical beauties have become increasingly popular in recent years, gracing everything from Instagram feeds to trendy cafes.  … Read more

Are Pothos Toxic To Dogs And Cats?

are pothos toxic to dogs

Are you a pet owner who just got a new pothos plant? Or maybe you’ve had one for some time and now wonder if it could be hazardous to your four-legged companions. Fret not, I understand that you want the best for both your furry friends and your beloved home greenery. In this blog post, … Read more

Monstera Pinnatipartita Vs Peru

monstera pinnatipartita vs peru

Have you ever wondered how houseplants share a close similarity yet different? This is especially common in plants within the same family. So as a new houseplant parent, you must take note of the differences. This will help you provide your plants with proper care techniques.  When you look at Monstera Pinnatipartita and Monstera Peru, … Read more

Putting Monstera Aerial Roots in Water

Putting Monstera Aerial Roots in Water

Aerial roots on a monstera can look monstrous with dead-like brownish appendages that can scare the hell out of you, especially if you’re new and clueless about monsteras. Has your Monstera deliciosa become a clown in your home? I doubt it; it’s probably aerial roots. When it comes to Monstera aerial roots, there are mixed … Read more