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About Claire Akin

I love monsteras and writing, so I created this site to combine my two passions. I hope you find the information helpful. Happy growing!
Monstera Lechleriana is a beautiful but quite rare monstera variety that’s much sought-after for its beautifully shaped leaves and interesting fenestration pattern.

How to Grow Monstera Lechleriana | Identification and Care

By |2022-05-24T00:13:27+00:00May 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Monstera Lechleriana is a beautiful but quite rare monstera variety that’s much sought-after for its beautifully shaped leaves and interesting fenestration pattern. Though this plant is sometimes tricky to find and even trickier to distinguish from its close relative Monstera Adansonii, once you get your hands on one, they’re quite [...]

Monstera Aurea Marmorata Variegata, although a mouthful, is a stunning lemon and lime-colored monstera ready for your houseplant collection.

Monstera Aurea Marmorata Variegata Plant Guide

By |2022-05-19T19:18:46+00:00May 19th, 2022|Monstera Varieties, Variegated Monstera|

Move over, Monstera Borsigiana Albo and Thai constellation! There’s a new variegated monstera variety that’s taking the houseplant world by storm. Monstera Aurea Marmorata Variegata, although a mouthful, is a stunning lemon and lime-colored monstera is making waves with indoor plant lovers everywhere. What Is Monstera Aurea Marmorata Variegata? Monstera [...]

Droopy Monstera

Droopy Monstera | How to Fix

By |2022-05-11T04:42:26+00:00May 9th, 2022|Troubleshooting|

Monstera plants are typically quite hardy, but every once in a while, you may find yourself dealing with a droopy monstera. The trouble with droopiness is that it can have many different causes. Some of these causes may require your attention and some won’t.  It’s important to understand how to [...]

Monstera Stem Rot

Monstera Stem Rot | Causes and Fixes

By |2022-05-13T10:20:41+00:00April 27th, 2022|Troubleshooting|

Monstera stem rot is a fungal disease that can severely damage or even kill your monstera if it’s not treated quickly. However, if you catch stem rot before it progresses past the point of no return, you can still save your plant and bring it back to full health. Prevention [...]

In this article, we’ll explore what makes monsteras toxic to cats, as well as steps you can take to keep your cat away from your monstera.

Are Monsteras Toxic to Cats?

By |2022-05-17T12:27:06+00:00April 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

“Are monsteras toxic to cats?”  If you’re a cat owner who also loves monstera plants, this question can present quite the challenge. Bad news: the answer is yes. All monstera species (and most aroids, in fact) are toxic to dogs, cats, and humans.  But just how toxic are monstera plants [...]

Are Monsteras Toxic to Dogs

Are Monsteras Toxic to Dogs?

By |2022-05-13T09:42:17+00:00April 18th, 2022|Plant Care, Troubleshooting|

For dog lovers who also want houseplants, the question “Are monsteras toxic to dogs?” is a hot topic.  And, unfortunately, the answer is…yes. All monstera species (and most aroids, honestly) are toxic to dogs, cats, and humans.  But just how toxic are monstera plants for dogs? Can you find a [...]

Monstera Plant Prices

Guide to Monstera Plant Prices

By |2022-05-13T09:25:19+00:00March 25th, 2022|Monstera Varieties, Plant Care|

Monstera plants aren’t known for being the cheapest plants at the garden center…but they also aren’t the most expensive. The age, size, and variety of monstera can also make a huge difference in the number on the price tag. So what can you expect to pay for a monstera? We’ll [...]

Monstera Acuminata

How to Care for Monstera Acuminata

By |2022-05-13T09:11:24+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Monstera Varieties|

Monstera acuminata is one of the smaller, more compact monstera varieties, and therefore a great choice if you love the look of fenestrated leaves but don’t have room for a massive monstera deliciosa or borsigiana.  This plant is native to the tropical rainforests of Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, and Nicaragua, and [...]

In this article, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to care for Monstera pinnatipartita.

How to Care for Monstera Pinnatipartita

By |2022-05-13T06:46:25+00:00February 14th, 2022|Monstera Varieties, Plant Care|

Monstera pinnatipartita is a stunning epiphytic plant native to the tropical rainforests of Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador. This eye-catching plant is actually fairly simple to care for and perfect for intermediate houseplant parents and monstera lovers. In this article, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to [...]

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Monstera Deliciosa Plant Care Guide

By |2022-05-13T06:32:48+00:00February 11th, 2022|Plant Care, Troubleshooting|

When you hear “monstera,” you probably think of a Monstera deliciosa, the plant with those iconic slotted leaves that are all over social media and printed on everything from clothing to patio furniture. Monstera deliciosa is a star in the plant world, and for good reason! It’s absolutely stunning and [...]