Rhaphidopora Tetrasperma 'Mini Monstera'

  • $23.00

Fern Farm faviconDescription

  • Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma has been nicknamed Mini Monstera due to its resemblance to Monstera Deliciosa. 
  • Just like the Monstera, Rhaphidophora is and Aroid (member of the Araceae family).
  • This tropical plant is a climber and can grow quite long, depending on its position and size of the pot.
  • Rhaphidopora Tetrasperma has green leaves that start out as pale green and mature into a darker green colour, creating a nice contrast between old and new growth.
  • The leaves will grow holes which will later split open, just like with Monstera Deliciosa.

Fern Farm faviconPosition & Care

  • Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma is a fantastic indoor plant that will forgive a little neglect, though beware that neglect may cause browning or yellowing.
  • It can also be grown outdoors in the shade/ filtered light. A little morning sun will not hurt it.
  • The best spot for this plant is close to a window which will see it grow well. The Mini Monstera will also deal with deeper shade, but the growth may be a bit slower.
  • To help it along, mist every few days (this is not essential)
  • Water regularly, though do not keep oversaturated or sitting in waterlogged potting mix.
  • For a nice, large plant, re-pot to a bigger pot every year and feed with a slow-release fertilizer throughout the growing season.

Fern Farm faviconSuggestions

  • Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma is ideal for pots.
  • It can be left hanging or trailing the walls. 
  • A totem or another structure (loop/ plant ladder) can be used to train into a shape.
  • Can be planted in a tropical garden in a climate with no frost. 

Fern Farm faviconYour Plant

    • Plants are sent semi-bare rooted (no pot, but we will keep some potting mix/coco coir/ sphagnum moss on the roots to prevent it from drying out).
    • The root system will be sufficiently developed.
    • The plant is displayed in a 10 cm pot.
    • The plant will be same/similar to the plant in the photo and will be about 20cm.
    • Plants are sent on Mondays and Tuesdays, so they arrive before the weekend.
    • Due to restrictions, we cannot post plants to WA, NT or TAS.
    • All plants are for sale in Australia only.
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    • Please choose your plant carefully as we do not provide refunds if you simply change your mind. Read our Refund Policy
    • If you have any questions about Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma or any of our other plants online, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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