Split Leaf Philodendron

*Plant height will vary as will splits since these plants are young

These are captivating heart shaped large leaves! This is a popular house plant plus it is easy to care for. As the plant matures the leaves will have more slits. The slits are called, cuts. These plants grow quickly and make your home feel like a jungalow!

Part Sun
Pet Toxic


The Dirt

Native to Southern Mexico. This plants Common Name is Monstera Deliciosa which means delicious and monstrous. Young plants have strong and sturdy upright stems. As they mature the stems can sprawl wider and take up twice the amount of space. Yet, you can always prune, stake, and control the growth. Aerial roots will most likely appear at the base of the plant. You can coil them up, tuck them back into the soil, or decide to re pot your plant.

Part Sun

This plant likes most rooms with windows facing west or east. You could place it in a spot away from a very sunny window – as light intensity goes down quick as you move away from the light source.


Water once a week. Before watering, feel the soil, top layer should be dry, if not dry wait a day or two. If the soil still is wet you risk giving the plant too much water, you don’t want it to rot.

Pet Toxic

Only when ingested it may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal upsetness. Keep out of reach from pets and small children.

Split Leaf Philodendron

Care Tips

Direct sun can burn the leaves

This plant likes humidity so purchasing a humidifier is a good idea or mist the leafs once a week

If overwatered the leaves can turn yellow

Too much water can lead to root rot

Dust the large leaves once a month

Native to Southern Mexico

Common Names

Swiss Cheese Plant
Fruit Salad Plant

Botanical Name

Monstera Deliciosa



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