Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma

R. tetrasperma has a striking resemblance to Monstera deliciosa and is often mistaken for the Philodendron species.  However, this plant is neither a Monstera or a Philodendron, although they are all in the same family Araceae. Rhaphidophora tetrasperma is a completely separate genus than those two plants.

Light: 

Place plants in a location with bright to moderate indirect light. Avoid direct sun.

Water: 

Water regularly, keeping the soil moist, but not soggy from spring to autumn. During winter let the top 1 inch of the soil dry just slightly between waterings.  Yellowing leaves may indicate underwatering, or poor drainage.  

Temperature:

Prefers warm and humid conditions.  Keep above 15 °C from spring to autumn and no lower than 12 °C in winter.  

Fertilizer:

Use a well-balanced fertilizer every time you water in the summer and spring. Do not fertilize in fall and winter.

Potting:

Repot annually in the spring when the plant is young.  When the plant is fully matured repotting is less necessary,  top up annually with fresh soil.

Provide climbing support, like a moss-covered stick, to grow the plant tall.

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