Monstera standleyana Variegata (Philodendron Cobra)


‘Cobra’ is one of the most sought-after and hard-to-reach plants. According to some sources, the correct name for the species it comes from is Monstera standeyana ‘Variegata’. It is a climbing plant that can grow up to 200 centimeters in height and reach a span of up to 120 centimeters. It is distinguished by its strong, dark green foliage. The hard, thick-skinned leaves have an oval, slightly elongated shape and a considerable size. Their shiny surface is decorated with unique, random, speckled spots in a creamy-white shade. It looks most effective when planted near a stake or as a freely hanging plant. It is a very rare plant, recommended to both connoisseurs of unusual exotic plants and people looking for interesting and undemanding green plants to make the home interior more cozy and exotic.


an extremely rare and hardly available philodendron
creamy-white spots adorning the leaves
attractive habit
an effective interior decoration


Prefers a slightly shaded position with indirect sunlight. It is thermophilic and feels best at temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees Celsius. He hates drafts. It needs a drained substrate and watering only when its top layer is dry. A suitable substrate is a universal substrate. It should be watered with boiled water at room temperature. Sprinkling the leaves with a sprayer has a positive effect on the appearance of the leaves. The plant should be fertilized with green plant fertilizer once every two weeks from spring to autumn.

The plant is sold in a pot with a diameter of 12 cm. Plant height measured with the pot is approx. 25-30 cm.