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Monstera adansonii

Monstera 'Monkey Mask' | 30cm

Regular price £19.90

1 in stock

A relative of the Swiss Cheese Plant, the Monkey Mask has rich green leaves that have fenestrations (or holes!) of various sizes on them. 

Smaller and more compact than the Swiss Cheese, the Monkey Mask is perfect for smaller spaces, or if you’re looking for a plant to climb or cascade, but still want something with incredibly special leaves. 

They are easy to care for, fast-growing and can be trained to climb up a moss pole or left to trail. 

Their unusual leaves make these the perfect addition to your home jungle! 

_ Arrives in a 12cm nursery pot
_ Unusual leaves with holes 
_ Fast-growing
_ Easy to care for

Next Working Day delivery

All plants less than 120cm in height will be sent out with DPD Next Working Day delivery. The cut off for Next Day delivery is 12pm, midday.

Plants less than 60cm in height = £6 next day delivery
XL plants (60-120cm in height) = £12 next day delivery

All orders for XXL plants (greater than 120cm in height) will be sent out by special courier delivery. We will contact you via email to confirm timings.

XXL plants (120cm+) £20 delivery

*** Please note this is currently for mainland U.K only *** 


If you live locally to us (with a Cornish postcode) during checkout you will have the option to collect your plant from our warehouse or from Open in St Agnes. This is done via your postcode so will only show with a Cornish postcode at checkout.

Flowers and fruit

They can produce flowers and even fruit - but not usually when kept as houseplants.

Keep them clean!

Loves to have clean leaves, so give them a gentle wipe every so often 

No one's quite sure how this Monstera acquired the nickname ‘Monkey Mask’. But we can certainly take a guess. A cheeky monkey that was playing hide and seek behind the leaves whilst a serious botanist was braving the jungle in order to discover new plant species perhaps!

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Plant bio

Native to South and Central America and usually found in the rainforests, where they secure their roots in to other trees or rocks, allowing them to climb. 

From the Araceae family. 

Toxic to people and pets

Other common names:
Swiss Cheese vine, mini swiss cheese

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Care tips

Light: Loves bright indirect light. Lots of direct sunlight would scorch its leaves, but it needs enough light to produce it’s signature holes.  

Water: Likes a regular watering schedule. Water when the top third of the soil has dried to the touch. Likes damp but certainly not soggy soil! It would also love be misted. 

Humidity: Humidity is high in native environment, therefore its a good idea to try and replicate at home by misting it’s leaves, grouping with other plants or using a pebble tray. It would love to be in a humid kitchen or steamy bathroom. 

Temperature: The optimum temperature for the Monkey Mask would be 18-28°c, to replicate its warm native environment. However it can tolerate temperatures as low as 12°c. Avoid draughts.