Care Level: Plays Hard to Get
Pet Friendly: Warning
Toxic to pets if ingested.
Origins: Grows natively in Central American rainforests, from Mexico to Panama.
Fun Facts: Tropical rainfore...
Tropical rainforests are the natural habitat of the Monstera. By developing holes in their leaves, the large Monstera leaves are better suited to withstand heavy rainfall and wind as they let the elements pass through the holes. These abnormal leaves (monstera means strange in Latin) gave the plant their name.