Swiss Cheese Vine
4.8 out of 5 (156 experiences)
Also known as
Adanson's monstera, swiss cheese plant, five holes plant, Peruvian philodendron, Monkey mask, monkey mask plant, Swiss cheese plant, Adanson's monstera, monkey plant, swiss cheese plant/monkey face plant, Hydroponic Monkey Mask Monstera, Swiss Cheese and Swiss cheese mini
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*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 …
Grows very fast! Had to cut and propagate it a few times these past couple months (I like to keep it short and bushy so I cut it frequently). I have mine in front a brick wall so it often tries to cl…
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 …
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…
Monstera Adansonii is fast growing and a climber. My adansonii is climbing a good size piece of branch just a bit thicker than the average moss pole. Steady moisture but not soggy soil. I mist and l…
She is absolutely beautiful. At first when I got her I thought she wasn’t gonna survive because I didn’t read the sellers note. I repotted her as soon as I got her, but she is thriving and has new gr…
I love my Swiss cheese vine! It’s growing very quickly in my living room, which I previously thought didn’t get enough light to keep plants alive. But this little Swissy is doin it’s thing and I can’…
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…
By far my favorite plant. Is constantly pushing out new leaves, all my clippings seem to propagate in water just fine, and this plant is just multiplying. One of my easiest plants to care for as well!
So easy to take care of. Just water when soil is dry and mist every few days. I have in a northern window that gets indirect light and during summer humid cloudy days I put outside on the east
How to care for Swiss Cheese Vine
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.
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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 💪.
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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.