Different Monstera types broken down

Different Monstera types broken down

Who doesn't love a Monstera? There popular plants are often seen climbing moss poles and are the stars of many indoor plant collections.

But did you know that there are actually loads of different Monstera plants? The Deliciosa (pictured) is the most common one, but how about a spidery Adansonii?

Here are the different types of Monstera plants, also known as Swiss Cheese Plants:

Monstera Deliciosa: This is the most common type of Monstera, featuring large, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with unique perforations and splits. (Pictured above).

Monstera adansonii

Monstera Adansonii: This variety has smaller, more delicate leaves with more pronounced holes and perforations, giving it a lacy, airy appearance. (Pictured above).

Monstera Obliqua: This is one of the rarest and most sought-after Monstera varieties due to its unusually thin and delicate leaves with large, intricate perforations.

Monstera Pinnatipartita: This type of Monstera has deeply lobed, fern-like leaves with pointed tips and wide perforations along the edges.

Monstera Epipremnoides: This is a rare and unique Monstera variety with narrow, elongated leaves that have deep perforations and wavy edges.

Monstera Borsigiana: This is a smaller version of the Monstera Deliciosa, featuring smaller leaves and a more compact growth habit.

Monstera thai constellation

There are also a number of hybrid Monstera plants, such as the Monstera Thai Constellation, which features unique variegation patterns on its leaves, making it a popular collector's item. (Pictured above).

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