Plant Care Mini Monstera
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Mini Monstera

4.9 out of 5 (12 experiences)

Mini Monstera has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Mini Monstera has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Monstera Minima, Philodendron "Ginny" and Philodendron "Piccolo"

Taxonomy

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma
Rhaphidophora
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Mini Monstera has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
Mini Monstera has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 7
Mini Monstera has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Mini Monstera has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Mini Monstera has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Mini Monstera has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Faerydusts avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Ginny by Faerydusts on Greg, the plant care app
03/01/2021

Don't tell the others, but this may be my favorite plant I own. Not as fussy as Monstera deliciosa but just as gorgeous, with slightly brighter foliage and a higher tolerance for dry air!

Sierraplatte avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Mini Monstera by Sierraplatte on Greg, the plant care app
04/19/2021

A chicken half ate my mini monstera but it still came back 😅 It grows fast!

Franny avatar on Greg, the plant care app
@Franny
Eau Claire, WI
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Beckham by Franny on Greg, the plant care app
02/13/2021

My lil mini loves its pole and grows so quickly! Loves my humidifier

Demi avatar on Greg, the plant care app
@Demi
Chicago, IL
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Celia by Demi on Greg, the plant care app
03/23/2021

It turns yellow so quickly but very adaptable

How to care for Mini Monstera

Water

How often to water your Mini Monstera

Water needs for Mini Monstera
0.5 cups
every 9

Mini Monstera needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Mini Monstera

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mini Monstera in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mini Monstera: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mini Monstera may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mini Monstera in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mini Monstera

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mini Monstera: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mini Monstera after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Mini Monstera

Mini Monstera

Mini Monstera


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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