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  • Monstera Deliciosa

  • also known as swiss cheese plant

    The specific epithet deliciosa means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit, while monstera means "monstrous," in reference to the size that this plant can grow up to 30 ft!

    Ever wonder how they get their signature holes?

    While it's not known exactly why the leaves develop their holes, the theory is that by producing splits, the leaves have the greater surface area and thus capture more light as they climb up trees.

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  • Monstera Deliciosa

  • also known as swiss cheese plant

    The specific epithet deliciosa means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit, while monstera means "monstrous," in reference to the size that this plant can grow up to 30 ft!

    Ever wonder how they get their signature holes?

    While it's not known exactly why the leaves develop their holes, the theory is that by producing splits, the leaves have the greater surface area and thus capture more light as they climb up trees.