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Posted 7M ago by @CultivateEdu

Does anyone know how to make variegation stronger in Monsteras?
#Monstera
20ft to light, indirect
9โ€ pot with drainage
Last watered 4 months ago
Giving it higher light, like bright indirect, could possibly increase variegation. Variegated plants usually revert when placed in lower light. You could also try cutting back to the last variegated leaf. Variegation is genetic though so keep that in mind. https://plantophiles.com/plants/variegated-monstera-deliciosa/
I read yesterday that if you can obtain variegation from the stalk when cutting the variegation will follow to the new growth. Good luck!
@CultivateEdu the Variegating ๏ฟผ is mostly dependent on the stem but increased light will help greatly. If you wanted to cut the plant and thereโ€™s a growth point on where the variegation is then if you cut above that node you will possibly have greater variegation๏ฟผ. Eg if the nub for the new growth point is part white and green then you will get good results but if new growth point is mostly green then less variegation. ๏ฟผ
I found 2 more leafs ๐Ÿคฏ on a separate vine! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคค๐Ÿ€ โœจ I think Iโ€™m going to pass out ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿ˜ถโ€๐ŸŒซ๏ธ๐Ÿค—
@AMG Iโ€™ve never been more excited about hanging a grow light! Thanks for the info and the article! @userbba4306b Iโ€™ve heard that too, time will tell. Here we go! ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿš— (beep beep) @Gordo great direction! For curiosity sake, Iโ€™m going to let it grow for a bit, see how it evolves naturally, then cut.
Hopefully the consistent bright light will bring out the variegation!
You can put her in brighter light. Variegated plants in lower light conditions tend to be less variegated and itโ€™s just no good for the plant. Foliage plants with variegated leaves require brighter light, because their two-toned leaves have less chlorophyll, which is needed for growth. If the plant is not getting enough light, it will respond by making all-green leaves so it can make more chlorophyll.
Mora
7M ago
bright light! my friendโ€™s old pothos lost its variegation but eventually got it back when it was moved to a brighter spot. good luck!!!
@mora and @PinguDog thank you!!

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