Monstera deliciosa
Monstera deliciosa
Monstera deliciosa
Monstera deliciosa

Monstera deliciosa

Regular price $64.95 Sale price $44.95
5 in stock

Live Monstera Deliciosa Plant
Available in three sizes

Monstera deliciosa, aka Swiss Cheese Plant, is a very ornamental perennial fruiting vine native to tropical Mexico and Central America. It is grown both indoors and outdoor and regarded as a highly sought after exotic houseplant.

It’s name comes from the latin word for "abnormal", most likely given this name because of it's odd, perforated leaves, often punctured through with holes. The technical term for these holes or clear parts is called leaf fenestration. Hardy and beautiful, the Monstera vine has large glossy splitting leaves. It's possible to grow Monstera to dozens of feet tall with leaves nearly 2-4 feet in size! Planted outdoors in the shade Monstera will thrive for many years climbing up large oak trees.  Monstera producing large white flowers that yield an amazing tropical fruit.

DID YOU KNOW? Not only does this plant make a statement in your home, it also  deserves a worthy spot in your edible garden! This super popular house plant produces a rare and delicious fruit! Yup, you read that right. Monstera’s has a unique appearance and flavor.  It tastes like a delicious fruit salad made up of pineapple, banana, and mango. When ripe, the inedible outer scaley shell will naturally peel away, revealing the edible interior flesh. Monstera fruit is high in Potassium and Vitamin C and low in calories and is typically harvested in the Fall and Winter.

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Can I pick up my order at the nursery? 
Use code LOCALPICKUP at checkout and schedule your pickup date/time HERE. If the appointment is confirmed, you're good to go.  If it is denied, we will ask you to reschedule and provide an alternative day/time.  There are no same day pickups.  

Order Processing & Shipping Schedule
Orders are processed and shipped at the beginning of each week via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  Average order processing time before shipment ranges from 1-14 days.  During the Spring and Summer, processing/shipping can take up to 4 weeks.

Tracking information
A confirmation email with tracking information will be sent immediately upon shipment. You can track the progress of your order online anytime by logging in to your account. Delivery confirmation will be emailed when your plants have reached their destination, so you never miss a beat!

Shipping Cost
Shipping will be calculated at checkout and varies based on order weight and your distance from the nursery.  Shipping is combined for multiple plants. The more you grow, the more you save!

Shipping to Hawaii & Puerto Rico
Sow Exotic now ships almost all of our fruiting and medicinal plants to Hawaii and Puerto Rico!  Plants will ship bare root every Monday through Wednesday via 1-3 Day USPS Priority Mail.  No heat packs necessary. Due to USDA restrictions, here's the list of plants that don't make the cut:
Can't ship to Puerto Rico: Coffee, Palm, Banana
Can't ship to Hawaii: Pineapple, Palm, Papaya, Coffee, Banana, Passionfruit
All the other cool stuff: good to go! 🌈 🌿📦📪 

For more frequently asked questions visit our FAQ's page.

Weather Holds
Orders placed in colder climate zones during the winter months will automatically be placed on hold until Spring or when temperatures in your area are above freezing on the expected date of delivery.  

Heat Packs
Heat packs can be purchased separately to avoid cold weather delays.
If you live in a colder climate and do not want to wait until Spring to get your new plants, we recommend adding a heat pack to your order. Your plants will ship as scheduled and arrive safely, with no risk of freezing on the way to your front door.

Plant Care

Plant Type: Perennial Fruiting Vine

Harvest Season: Fall, Winter

Mature Size: Up to 70 ft, Spread is up to 10 ft 

Soil & Moisture: Requires moderate moisture.  Monstera's like fertile, moist, loose, well-draining soil and the ability to climb on shaded trees.

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Zones 9+

Patio Planting Zones: 4+

All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.

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