This large shrub is native to Central America, and grows 5-10 ft tall. Monstera aureopinnata prefers semi-shade and is quite hardy, being capable of surviving in USDA Zone 9-11. Without much effort in the form of pruning, this hardy plant develops impressive aerial roots and a full, lush canopy. With regular water and moderate fertilization, Monstera aureopinnata will thrive in almost any garden.
Monstera aureopinnata is an ideal choice for those who want the unmistakable leaf shape and foliage of the Monstera species, but don't have the space for a full-sized vine or creeper. It's easy to cultivate, and with minimal effort can look great even in cold regions.
When planting Monstera aureopinnata, it is important to ensure that the soil is light and well-draining to prevent root rot. The soil should also be kept moist, although not wet, with regular waterings and monthly fertilization. As this is a fast growing plant, it will need to be repotted at least once every few years.
For Monstera aureopinnata grown in a pot, it is important to ensure that it is not exposed to too much cold or frost, as this will impact the overall health of the plant. In addition, plenty of light and regular waterings are essential for growth. It is also beneficial to deep water the plant, especially during the winter months, to ensure that it does not dry out. If necessary, use a mild fertilizer to supplement the soil and promote healthy growth, but be sure not to overfeed.