Posted 3M ago by @Plantbae

Hi guys! My monstera Peru all of a sudden has a burnt leaf 🥴🤦🏾‍♀️ Please help! #Monstera #MonsteraPeru
I’ve only had her about a week, roots look good.
1ft to light, indirect
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 2 weeks ago
My Peru took a while to acclimate to my place. I lost a lot of leaves while I was searching for its happy place.

How deep in the pot is that stem? I can't tell from the picture.

The good news is that once you get new leaves, those leaves will grow up in your care so they will be more likely to thrive.
It’s in a four inch nursery pot. I planned on repotting today.
I wouldn't repot it if you just got it. I would leaf it alone for as long as possible.
My initial concern was that leaf node was under the soil and that might have been the reason it started to die.
@sarahsalith so you wouldn’t repot?
I would wait to repot, always a month or more while the plant acclimates to its new environment, and thereby reduce the stress transplanting already has on it. I have a Peru I got through an online nursery, and after it acclimated it has since been one of my heartiest plants. I think In the 6 months I’ve had it other than a single yellow leaf it’s done nothing but grow stronger and healthier, once you get a good main vine going it will take off.
@Placebodendron I didn’t reply her, it’s been a month and she’s thriving!!
@Plantbae awesome! I’m so glad to hear that!! It’s smooth sailing now - honestly of my 100+ plants I feel like the Peru is in the strongest and least needy 3. I have it in a 6” hanging nursery pot (has drainage) and I added a 3d printed moss pole stuffed with sphagnum moss and just rewet it weekly, and pinned the main vine to it, and a couple of the smaller ones, and just wrap them as they grow. It may be that so many of the vines aerial roots are soaking up that moisture, but I’d say in 6 months the main vine is probably 4-6’ long and the leaves just keep getting bigger and stronger! I love it and it’s nice to have a plant that requires so little attention and keeps getting stronger. I hope your experiences are as positive as mine have been and am glad it is thriving!! 💚🌱

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