How to Grow Monstera
Plant Type: Perennial Fruiting Vine
Harvest Season: Fall - Winter
Mature Size: Monstera is a climbing vine that can reach up to 70 ft. outdoors and about 10 ft. indoors.
Soil & Moisture: Requires fertile, moist, loose, well-draining soil. Loves to climb on shady trees.
Light Requirements: Part Shade, Shade
Zone Hardiness: 9+ with frost protection
How to Eat Monstera Fruit
Not only does this plant make a statement in your home, it also deserves a worthy spot in your food forest! Monstera produces a rare and delicious fruit that's highly coveted for it's unique tropical flavor. Fruit must be allowed to ripen naturally before consumption. Place it upriht in a glass for 2-3 days. When ripe, the inedible outer scaley shell will naturally peel away, revealing the soft edible interior flesh. Fruit is high in Potassium and Vitamin C.