Plant Care Swiss Cheese Vine
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Swiss Cheese Vine

5.0 out of 5 (28 experiences)

Swiss Cheese Vine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Adanson's monstera, swiss cheese plant, five holes plant and Peruvian philodendron

Taxonomy

Monstera adansonii
Monstera
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Swiss Cheese Vine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 23
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 15
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 12
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 7
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Swiss Cheese Vine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Sarahsalith avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Monstera Adansonii - Narrow by Sarahsalith on Greg, the plant care app
04/19/2021

*This plant sits near a west-facing window in a low-light room. I water it when the soil is dry.* I love this plant. I got it from my local nursery and it was in bad shape. I asked if I could get a …

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@Eden
Lake Barrington, IL
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Monstera Adansonii by Eden on Greg, the plant care app
03/26/2021

I definetly would recommend a Swiss cheese vine, it only needs to be watered once every 3 weeks, and can survive in front of a North, West, or East facing window. (The more light it gets the faster …

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@Folkehaus
Monterey, CA
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Leonardo by Folkehaus on Greg, the plant care app
03/08/2021

Hearty little guys. I inherited one with gorgeous, full, 6’ vines and it went through so much shock from the move. I trimmed it way back and added a moss grow pole and kept it on a regular regimen of…

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@Bittermulat…
Bloomington, IL
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named もも✨🌈 (Momo) by Bittermulatto on Greg, the plant care app
04/17/2021

I love how easy they are to propagate. When mine arrived in the post it was terribly infested with gnats, I was only able to salvage 3 leaf cuttings but luckily they all sprouted new leaves. it’s a w…

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@Mars.is.mad
Las Vegas, NV
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Cole by Mars.is.mad on Greg, the plant care app
03/02/2021

Get Crispy with too much sun or not enough humidity other then that always pushing new leaves and the leafs have such beautiful texture and shine

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@Gracew
Bloomington, MN
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Monstera by Gracew on Greg, the plant care app
03/21/2021

So fun to watch this plant grow and it pushes out new leaves at least once a week!

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@Franny
Eau Claire, WI
Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Cheez by Franny on Greg, the plant care app
02/13/2021

Super cute an is growing a little slowly, but that’s probably because of winter

Maria avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Swiss Cheese Vine named Bigleaf Smalls by Maria on Greg, the plant care app
03/02/2021

Seems to be thriving, so many new leaves showing up

How to care for Swiss Cheese Vine

Water

How often to water your Swiss Cheese Vine

Water needs for Swiss Cheese Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Swiss Cheese Vine 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 Swiss Cheese Vine

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 Swiss Cheese Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Swiss Cheese Vine: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Swiss Cheese Vine can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Swiss Cheese Vine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Swiss Cheese Vine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Swiss Cheese Vine: 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 Swiss Cheese Vine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Swiss Cheese Vine

Swiss Cheese Vine

Swiss Cheese Vine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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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