Swiss Cheese Vine
4.8 out of 5 (116 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 and Hydroponic Monkey Mask Monstera
What other plant parents say
*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…
just love it, sometimes forget to water it 🙈 but still keeps growing :) also such an easy plant to propagate. beautiful plant for al plant lovers, also great for newbies
This is one of my favorite plants because it looks a tiny monstera but takes up way less space! It also grows fairly quickly and looks beautiful when it starts to trail!
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 located in New York, NY.
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July 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New York is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
July 25th, 2021
New York is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to decrease by 5.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
July 26th, 2021
This month, New York is getting an average of 12.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.9 total hours of da…
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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in New York, NY ☀️.️
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.
July 19th, 2021
The growing potential in New York is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …