Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is a certified Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
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About Window Leaf
This species of Monstera is relatively rare in cultivation and is known for its enormous fenestrations 🪟. The holes in Monstera leaves let water drip close to the roots, and they absorb the scattered beams of sunlight that make it down through the forest canopy. Cuttings of this sought-after plant have sold for over $20,000 and and there have even been instances of cuttings being stolen from botanic gardens and institutions .
Also known as
Swiss Cheese Philodendron
How to care for Window Leaf
Window Leaf needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Miami, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 8th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
December 4th, 2022
Miami is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to decrease by 15.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…
December 4th, 2022
This month, Miami is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of daylig…
Window Leaf 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..️
Miami, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Window Leaf after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
This guy is super fun to watch grow. He puts out new leaves constantly. It’s a very decorative plant and you can twirl the vines up pipes and bookcases. He thrives in my west facing window. He gets about 1-3 hours of direct sunlight/day when the sun is setting.
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