Rhaphidophora tetrasperma, also known as Mini Monstera, is a tropical plant native to Southeast Asia, specifically Thailand and Malaysia. It is a climbing vine that can grow up to 12 feet long with its aerial roots. It thrives in warm and humid conditions.
Its beautiful, heart-shaped leaves that are about 2-6 inches in length and have fenestrations or splits, similar to the leaves of its relative, the Monstera deliciosa. The leaves are a lush green color with a glossy texture that adds to its attractive appearance. Rhaphidophora tetrasperma does not produce flowers, but instead, it develops spadices that have tiny, insignificant flowers hidden in them. However, this plant is mainly cultivated for its striking foliage.
This plant can be grown as a trailing plant, or with support, it can be trained to climb a moss pole or trellis. It is a versatile houseplant that can be used as a statement piece in a room, or it can be added to a collection of tropical plants. Overall, Rhaphidophora tetrasperma is an easy-to-care-for plant that can add a touch of exotic greenery to any indoor space.
💦 Water: Keep soil moist but not soggy.
☀️ Light: Bright, Indirect Light. We recommend LED Full Spectrum Plant Light Strips, 2 foot
🪴 Potting: Prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter, such as a mixture of peat moss, perlite, We recommend our Potted Elephant Indoor potting mix (50/50 peat moss & pumice)
🌿 Habit: Vining - Climbing, trailing