Cultures all over the world find useful sources such as the aerial roots of the Monstera adansonii to use for weaving furniture and baskets in Guatemala. Whether it's used for furniture or greening up your space, its unusual holey leave shape makes it a conversational piece in any home.
Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Warning
This plant can cause oral irritation, vomiting and difficulty swallowing.
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 it lives part of its life as an epiphyte by growing and climbing onto other host plants using its aerial roots. Monstera means strange in Latin. The aerial roots are used in Guatemala to make furniture and baskets.