Plant Care Mini Monstera
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Mini Monstera

4.7 out of 5 (103 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", Philodendron "Piccolo" and Philodendron Minima

Taxonomy

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma
Rhaphidophora
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Mini Monstera has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 74
Mini Monstera has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 55
Mini Monstera has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 36
Mini Monstera has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 29
Mini Monstera has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 15
Mini Monstera has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 4
Mini Monstera has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Mini Monstera has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Tariqcannings avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Sarah by Tariqcannings on Greg, the plant care app
08/08/2021

Bought her half dead , took her home and gave her sunlight throughout the day daily she got a lot stronger then a couple of months later she let out her first curled leaf she started off with 7 leave…

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@Donna
Pennsauken Township, New Jersey
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Forky by Donna on Greg, the plant care app
08/19/2021

This is a lovely plant and a very quick grower (I swear it adds a leaf nearly every day) I’ve had this plant for about a month and just repotted it yesterday. This is a plant that manages YOU if you …

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Mnplants avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Your plant by Mnplants on Greg, the plant care app
05/27/2021

Grows incredibly fast! Every time a new leaf unfurls a new one starts to push its way out. Easy to care for and doesn’t need a lot of water or light (although mine would probably like some more light…

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@Egotopia
Jacksonville, Florida
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Raphidophora tetrasperma by Egotopia on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

The key with these things is to give them a support to climb like a moss pole or a stick of bamboo and then train it to grow upright. You’ll end up with larger leaves and an overall more aestheticall…

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@Martin
New York
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Seth Grogen by Martin on Greg, the plant care app
05/12/2021

Seth Grogen was my first mini monstera and I love it! The plant came trellis ready and has been growing new leaves left and right the past few weeks. 5 so far (yes I’m counting). Mine sits ~4ft from …

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Malekahussein avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Sonora by Malekahussein on Greg, the plant care app
08/12/2021

This plant grows like a weed ! Absolutely beautiful climbing plant that will amaze you with every new leaf it puts out. It can put up with a few missed waterings and really is just always pushing out…

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@Leafslut69
Portland, Oregon
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Rufus by Leafslut69 on Greg, the plant care app
05/20/2021

Grows super fast as long as you give it decent light. I let mine climb the wall by my west-facing window and it’s super happy. It can handle a big of neglect - I often forget to water mine for a coup…

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@Niamarie33
Lincoln, Nebraska
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Monty Jr. by Niamarie33 on Greg, the plant care app
08/08/2021

I love this plant but it also has attracted so many gnats in my apartment that I just can’t get rid of and it seems to go on and on forever. I repotted and terra-cotta which helped a little bit but i…

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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!

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@Lormy321
Växjö, Kronoberg County
Rating of the plant Mini Monstera named Sol by Lormy321 on Greg, the plant care app
08/04/2021

Its a very easy growing plant that Will put out new leaves all the time! supereasy to propagate to, but make sure it gets enough light or the new leafs Will be reaching alot for sunlight

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

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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 region 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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