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!
Is propagating monstera without a node possible? In this article, we’ll clarify the ins and outs of propagating with stem cuttings so you can take the best cuttings that have everything they need to grow into a new, healthy monstera plant.

Propagating Monstera Without a Node | Is It Even Possible?

By |2022-05-16T12:01:36+00:00January 31st, 2022|Propagation|

If you love propagating houseplants (and why wouldn't you?) you've probably tried a few different methods for cloning your favorite potted plants. One of the easiest and most common propagation methods—especially for aroids like monsteras—is to take cuttings.  The trouble is, you can't just grow a whole new monstera plant [...]

Monstera Standleyana

Monstera Standleyana Plant Care Guide | Five Holes Plant

By |2022-05-11T05:20:58+00:00January 18th, 2022|Monstera Varieties|

Monstera standleyana is a stunning and unique monstera variety that will make the perfect addition to your plant collection. Unlike most monstera varieties, Monstera standleyana doesn’t develop fenestrations, or holes, in the leaves. But most of these plants are beautifully variegated and prized for their gorgeous, glossy, lance-shaped leaves. (If [...]

In this article, we’ll show you how to recognize and treat scale on monstera plants so you can bring your plant back to full health.

Scale on Monstera | How to Identify and Treat It

By |2022-02-11T09:51:03+00:00December 29th, 2021|Troubleshooting|

While most monstera plants are fairly easygoing and simple to care for, they are still susceptible to infestations from certain household pests! One possible invader is scale, a type of insect that can attach to your monstera and suck the juices out of the leaves and stems. If left untreated, [...]

Monstera Leaves Curling: Why it Happens and How to Fix. What you can do about it to make your monstera’s leaves beautiful and healthy again!

Causes of Monstera Leaves Curling and How to Fix

By |2022-02-11T12:49:06+00:00December 8th, 2021|Plant Care|

What Is Monstera Leaf Curl? Monstera plants are famous for their big, beautiful, fenestrated leaves. But those leaves can be delicate, and when a monstera is unhappy with something about its environment or care, the leaves are the first place you'll notice problems! One of the many ways a monstera [...]