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Monstera Dubia 'Shingle Plant'

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What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!

Description

A lesser known and harder to find variety of Monstera, the Monstera Dubia is recognizable for its small, heart-shaped leaves with both light and dark green variegation. It gets its common name of 'Shingle Plant' from its leaves that lie so flat against anything it climbs that it creates the appearance of shingles. Unlike most other Monstera, juvenile leaves of these plants lack the iconic fenestrations, so you may not recognize it as a Monstera at first glance, but its uniquely patterned leaves and growth patterns make it beautiful in its own right. This plant appreciates bright, indirect light and high humidity for best growth. 

Available in 4" nursery pot mounted to wooden plaque.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Monstera Dubia
  • Common Name: Shingle Plant
  • Family: Araceae
  • Native Range: South and Central American

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Light: Bright, indirect light
  • Water: Thoroughly water after soil is almost completely dry
  • Humidity: High (60-90%)
  • Temperature: 50-95F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize only in spring and summer
  • Growth: Vining 
  • Propagation: Cuttings
  • Common Pests: Look out for spider mites
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans