Monstera adansonii Propagation – Ultimate Guide

How to Propagate Monstera adansonii

Propagates Monstera adansonii is slightly different than Monstera deliciosa. In this article, you will learn all about Monstera adansonii propagation.

This species, unlike Monstera deliciosa, is characterized by more perforated leaves that make them unique.

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Compare Leaves from Monstera adansonii vs. Monstera deliciosa
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Here are some tips on how to propagate and reproduce Monstera adansonii.

Monstera adansonii Propagation in Water

One of the methods is by cuttings in water. Easy by cuttings in water.

Commonly, Monstera is spread by stem cuttings. Monstera deliciosa or Swiss cheese plant cuttings are easy to root. For cuttings, you can root them first in water. The other option is nailing them directly into the ground. However, it is not a good option to propagate Monstera adansonii.

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The cuttings should be taken just after the leaf knot, removing the lowest leaves.

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Propagation by Aerial Stratification

Aerial stratification is another method of propagating Monstera adansonii.

The process is very simple. Wrap some wet sphagnum moss around the stem with the aerial root. Hold the wet moss with a small piece of string around it to secure it in place.

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Propagation by Seeds

The propagation of Monstera adansonii can be done by seeds, germinating in a few weeks.

However, seedlings are extremely slow to develop.

The better soil is a mixture of 50% peat and 50% sand.

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