Mini Monstera (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)

This beautiful, fast-growing vine will make a statement in any home. Mini monstera plants need a tall totem or wall space to climb on, as they can reach 1-2 meters in a very short amount of time. Despite being commonly known as the mini monstera, this plant is more closely related to the dragon’s tail plant (Rhaphidophora decursiva), than the more common, large-leafed monstera (Monstera deliciosa) or fruit salad plant. The mini monstera is an easy plant to grow.

Growing Conditions

Aspect Mini monstera prefer bright to medium indirect light inside or on a patio.

Soil Use Seasol Indoor Potting Mix a premium potting mix especially formulated for indoor plants.

Growing These plants will look amazing all year round, but growth will slow during winter.

Mini Monstera (Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma) Portrait

General care

Watering  Mini monstera must be allowed to completely dry out between watering.

Potting Keep in a plastic nursery pot and sit inside a decorative cover pot unless growing outside. For a fuller look consider multi-planting 2-3 plants in the one pot.

Feeding A liquid or granular fertiliser can be used. Apply granular PowerFeed Controlled Release Pots & Plants for Indoor & Outdoors once every season. It combines a premium mix of nutrients, seaweed, and microbes for all plants in pots. Supplement or apply a liquid fertiliser such as PowerFeed PRO SERIES Pots & Planters or PowerFeed All Purpose including Natives every 2 to 4 weeks from spring to autumn and less often in winter.

For a ready-to-use no mixing formula, apply PowerFeed Indoor & Potted Plants 1.2Lt trigger spray to the soil. This easy-to-use liquid fertiliser and soil conditioner helps to improve your soil and feed your plants. Apply every 2 to 4 weeks during the growing season and monthly in winter if needed.

Watch out for

Mini monstera are generally problem free providing they receive adequate light and nutrition and are an excellent choice for people new to house plants. This plant will only give you issues if you keep it wet, all the time. Allow it to dry out between watering and it will be problem free.