Monstera Juliusii Plant Care Guide: New Costa Rica Variety



With so many different varieties, Monstera plants are an exciting way to add some greenery to your living space. The Monstera juliusii is one of the more recently discovered members of the Monstera family.

Not only is it a beautiful plant, but it is also relatively easy to care for as a first-time plant parent.

What Is Monstera Juliusii?

Monstera juliusii was first described in a 2020 article for Phytotaxa ¹, a botanical taxonomy journal. Before it was identified as a separate variety in 2020, it was often confused with another Monstera variety, M. standleyana.

Meet the Monstera Family

Monsteras are a family of evergreen vines native to the tropical regions of Central and South America, specifically between Mexico and Panama. They are known for having large, leathery, heart-shaped green leaves.

What Makes Monstera Juliusii Unique?

It stands out for having white-green or mottled leaf stems, a very thick protective covering along the entire leaf length, a feather-like appearance, and a yellowish-green spathe that is white on the inside.

Plant Care Guide

- Potting - Size - Staking - Soil - Watering a Monstera Juliusii - Sun Requirements - Temperature and Humidity - Fertilizer - Potential Pests and Problems - Toxicity / Pets - Pruning and Propagating

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