Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Warning
This plant can cause oral irritation, vomiting and difficulty swallowing if ingested.
Origins: Central and South America
Fun Facts: As this plant's l...
As this plant's leaves age, they get bigger The Swiss Cheese Monstera vine can grow 10-15 feet long inside. In the outdoors, in their native environment, they grow to 50 feet. The Monstera adansonii is a hemiepiphyte, which means they live part of their life as an epiphyte by growing and climbing onto other host plants using their aerial roots. Monstera means strange in Latin. The aerial roots are used in Guatemala to make furniture and baskets.