One of the hottest houseplants of 2020 is the monstera deliciosa, also known as the swiss cheese plant for its dramatic split leaves. You can find it all over Pinterest and Instagram, and designers are using it in everything from earrings to fabric prints to handbags.

Wonder what the difference between a monstera and a split-leaf philodendron is? Click to read the key differences behind these simliar indoor houseplants.

People everywhere are also mistakenly calling it a split-leaf philodendron. In fact, I purchased a monstera deliciosa from a nursery last weekend and it was actually labeled by the grower as a split-leaf philodendron. But it’s not a philodendron at all!