Swiss Cheese or Fruit Salad Plant Monstera deliciosa / Subtropical / Ornamentals Indoor Indoor Subtropical
Variously known as the Swiss Cheese Plant (because of the mature leaves resembling Emmental cheese) or the Fruit Salad Plant (the fruit tastes a little like a complete fruit salad).
Very much the indoor plant of the moment- Monstera deliciosa carry an intriguing fruit and a voracious appetite for rampant, steady growth.
The fruit tastes like a combination of banana and pineapple and successful fruiting pretty much depends on its growing conditions. Unfortunately, it rarely flowers indoors.
Outdoors it thrives in semi shaded (filtered light) conditions which are completely frost free.
- Prefers some shade, but will tolerate full sun.
- Prefers shade, but will tolerate some sunlight.
- Low wind tolerant.
- Won’t tolerate frosts.
- Excellent indoor palm.