Monstera standleyana Variegata (Philodendron Cobra)

£15.00

‘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.

Qualities:

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

Care:

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.