Either way you should be able to save the pieces you have. Were you able to get a node on the cutting? As long as there is some kind of root/node and a petiole/leaf, you should be ok. While both a moss pole and a plain wooden stake will give the plant a support to grow vertically (and as monsteras grow vertically their leaves get larger and with more holes), unlike a plain wooden stake, a moss pole gives your potted plant something soft for its arial roots to grow into and actually attach to as well as supplying moisture/nutrients to the roots once they start. Hi Payton, the roots do turn brown naturally as the plant matures in water, so you should be ok! Sign up for our newsletter. Mine is just starting to look a little stemmy, but still really nice, so I only want to cut if it will help maintain its full shape. TELL ME THERE IS STILL HOPE FOR THEM. Is it possible to directly place into a new pot and potting mixture? Any tips or do I just keep waiting? They are so gorgeous plants and surely want to become their mommy! The leaves will be small for a bit until the cutting becomes established. Yes that is the node. Leca helps to provide the moisture and the oxygen, so the roots stay healthy. Yes, pruning does encourage more growth and depending on where you prune you may end up with a more compact plant, but it really depends on where you take the cuttings. I may need to see what the stem looks like, but you’ll want to at least cut a chunk off the top – this will encourage side growth. Any suggestions will help greatly. I have about 4-5 stakes to keep him somewhat vertical and plan on pruning the unwieldy stems come spring. Learn how your comment data is processed. The lava rock may be a bit much in my opinion, so I would suggest reporting in something like a plain indoor plant mix (you can add the extras I do too if you like). however, after doing so, the condition of the leaf did not improve and it actually only worsened. Hi there, Now I realize that I could have planted them in one larger pot and had a bit bushier set up! Thank you. Hole-lier leaves tend to be bigger, which have more surface area to grab sunlight – helping them as they grow vertically and closely against trees. Monstera Deliciosa tends to produce one main root per leaf, so the new leaf node will get a large root structure developed very quickly. Is there any chance I could send you some pictures of these babies and you could give me advice? Thank you for asking and sharing! Or would I achieve this by pruning it to force new growth? it’ll grow. I just cut my monstera plant only to realize it was already rooting into the soil. I usually give it at least a month, so you can wait a bit longer or move to a bigger jar for another few weeks. Can I propagate to try and start over and grow wide? Hi, If you have plant munchers, keep monsteras out of reach. It depends on the size of the cutting and roots generally, Shannon. Do I have to be careful when cutting roots? We have coldish (0 F), dry winters and dryish summers, and it can get really hot in the sun. Hi Melissa! I hate pruning plants. Don’t root them in water unless you are going to grow it in water. I hope that helps! So, you’ll most likely need another cutting if you only have the green stem. Moved plant thinking maybe it got a hot shot of sun, now omg. Very cool in a garden that includes the real thing! , you love your plants and your explanation is great..love from. Monty, my Monstera, became just too big in seven short months. Congrats Megan! Hi there, Hello, my newest leaf on my monstera broke off and now not sure what to do. The node is the spot where your Monstera will start to root. If it’s an older monstera the yellowing is normal, but there should be healthy growth starting. Hi Tyler, I do specify that air layering needs to be done on the plant itself until roots form, but I appreciate your feedback! I had 6 members of the Monstera family. Do you do it after propagation? Some leaves turning yellow now. But that growth also presents some problems, because a Monstera can quickly get too big for the available space. When do you add fertiliser and repotting it? I took 3-5 foot plant from my club house pool. Just make sure to pick a nice healthy chunk. Silly me filled the whole thing up with dirt to put my baby in. We have several monsteras around our garden but your advice will be useful should we need more. I wish I could attach a picture. thanks. Hi Kim! Help please, maybe hopefully.Thank you. So when guides tell me to “find a stem” – well. It won’t develop any roots if it doesn’t have any nodes. Thank you for such a comprehensive blog; I’ve learned so much! Thanks so much for your informative post! Air layering is done on stems still connected to the plant, you shouldn’t cut an air layer cutting until the roots completely form. I have been looking for this plant for a while without success, until I went to an appointment yesterday and I noticed this huge Monstera! I have both of mine at work and they both get a lot of indirect bright light from a south facing window. I have had one of these guys in my garden outside for over 2 years now it’s under the pagola and has shadcloth also but it starting growing sideways from the beginning and has never really taken off. I have minis in all my monsteras and I honestly leave them in there. All seemed well until about 2 weeks ago, the leaf started to yellow. Hi Angel! I don’t want to accidentally kill it, and was planning on just trying to get as take as much of the roots as possible. It takes some time, but you’ll see them soon! He’s indoors in a huge northwest window. I suggest not propagating unless you have multiple steams that have multiple leaves, not waiting until you have a few stems may result in killing the plant. I guess they’re not toxic to cats? I have a swis cheese plant too and I am currently propagating two more from that one. I am sure she will be fine. (Ie, like propagating as you’ve shown) Hi, You may be tempted to propagate a Monstera with just a leaf. I was determined to not have this happen to Monty Jr. After Monty Jr. worked out so well, Monty Jr. II (yes, that reads Monty Junior the Second) was cut off Monty the same way, but this time wrapped in moss on Monty rather than placed in water. I’m right, right? <3. Monsteras like to dry out between waterings, so the best thing to do now is check and see if the soil is moist/wet. Hope that helps! Hi! The aerial root by the node where I want to make a cut is rather long. Thank you! I’d like to have two cuttings to trim it back and give away to friends and trying to figure out the best way to do that. Well, today I am going to teach you how to propagate your Monstera Deliciosa in just 5 easy steps! Hi there, You can also grow a Monstera from seed. If I propagate my plant do I trim the long nodes then cut to propagate? Pick a nice planter that’s a tad bit bigger than the circumference of the root ball and use good quality indoor plant soil. Would you suggest to plant multiple propagations in one pot to create a super full plant? I thought it had something to do with too much / too little sunlight, but I can’t find anything about it. Hi I have a monstera plant and a ball got thrown and hit a stem and it broke off but right down the bottom where connecting to the main stem is there hope if I put this stem with a leaf in water it might grow roots? Without seeing photos I can’t be sure, but I’m thinking you may need to wait a bit longer. They are a bit rare here (cold!) Each heart shaped leaf that appears starts of as a full leaf and then begins to form it's slits. Your monstera sounds very much like Monty and will never “grow” in a certain way even in you trim off leaves. Does my description make sense? When you're water propagating your Monstera, it's easy to create root rot because the roots can't breathe under water. If not buy it from a store. I have had it for a couple of years but it only has five leaves, as each time it grows a leaf the oldest leaf yellows and dies. I went on a 10 day vacation and came home to find that my monstera had grown a lot and sprouted several new leaves. Does you cat try to eat your monstera? I decided it was time to give him a hair cut, thus began my Pinterest search for tips on propogating (because who wouldn’t want more Montys running around!!!!). I would place that guy in water for a while though, you’ll want to see nice root development before you plant. It is a week today. I am a little confused about what part(s) to submerge as someone I believe said to not submerge the aerial root so I am a bit confused and would be super sad if I messed her up… Would you recommend bottled or distilled water? My first question: I recently repotted some rooted Monstera plants, but decided to put them in separate pots. Hi! Sorry for the late response. What comes to your mind is that you would like to propagate this Monstera cutting. Below is a new node developing on Monty Jr – it doesn’t take long! I was hoping you could help me out. These were the steps I took to ensure Monty Jr. would grow up big and strong: Look your monstera over and find the node. Please advise! First monstera btw! If it helps, Monty Jr is about 14 months old and is just starting to get bigger leaves with small holes. I carefully positioned the cutting so it remained upright. A plant should never stop growing and it definitely sounds pot bound. If you are lucky and you have a flowering Monstera, wait for the fruit to ripen and use the seed from the flower. In couple months, you’ll notice large roots have begin to grow on the plant in the moss package. Hi Julia! I have had mine for days and it’s not happy, brown leaves and drooping. I would need to see a photo – that would definitely help me see if there’s a chance of propagation. Can I propagate it again on the same spot? Use a soil that holds moisture but drains really well. It’s been a couple of weeks and I’m happy to say that the new roots are from 1 – 3 inches long. I read somewhere that cinnamon is a rooting agent so I dropped a stick of it in the water. good ol’ standby pots that’s plastic and sturdy, Why I Left My Corporate Job to Pursue Plants, https://leafandpaw.com/2017/03/21/indoor-plants-monstera/, Cheap Houseplants when you're on a Budget - Living with the Lius, https://www.instructables.com/id/Propagating-Plants-by-Air-Layering/, general potting mix mixed equally with perlite and orchid bark, Monstera Deliciosa Care: The Guide – BigBoyPlants, Guía para Cuidar una Monstera Deliciosa o Costilla de Adán – BigBoyPlants, Make it stop growing and it will never grow again, Prune incorrectly and sadly end up with 1 and 2. Monstera can be propagated by semi-ripe tip cuttings in spring or early summer. I’ll def give it a go now. I don’t have a transparent jar large enough. It has been I water for about 2 months is it time to pot it? With three new roots, I’m thinking a 6″ pot should be good and yes, after 2 months it should be ok to pot up! Hi Jackson, the method I describe is considered a type of air layering, but yes, the method you mention definitely is. Those stems will look great in a vase though! Putting the stem and node in water in a sunny spot will give it the best chance to root, and you should see 5-10 small roots before you plant. I know they grow much more rapidly outside and you can definitely try propagating. However,the stems/leaves have fallen over and new branches are growing weird directions. Hi there! Good luck! I would like to repot this (currently it’s trying to grow under the sofa and I think it would be happier in its own pot away from the bigger one). Hi Shannen, you can but it may take quite a while for new leaves to form. Pot in new soil and monitor for bugs. So, i removed all of it again and put it in water to develop some roots. Hope that helps! That’s amazing! While the plant’s long aerial roots, which are tentacle-like in nature, will generally take root in soil with ease, propagating Monstera deliciosa by other means can also be achieved. *parents* sigh. Find more gardening information on Gardening Know How: Keep up to date with all that's happening in and around the garden. There are a lot of aerial roots and 4 big leaves on the top. It’s a fully developed plant with roots so I will remove the whole thing. I am so excited to propagate mine and have been carefully monitoring the growth of the senior and junior plants of a friend who propagated hers. Hi Eugenia, Yeah that isn’t a good sign, it should not be turning any kind of brown, especially after only a few days. Either way it sounds like a healthy little guy! The upper and lower part of the node is also looking soft and brownish. You may need to get another cutting. Hi Emily – you are too lucky to live in a place with wild monsteras! And I know wandering jews can be considered toxic, but I reached out to Cornell University and they confirmed it is safe for pets, it just can’t be consumed in excess. Great article, I’m just wondering if you use rooting hormone? This won’t work, I’ve tried. New leaves shoot off from the cut stem (usually horizontally), resulting in a bushier plant. Thanks. I don’t want to ruin the little beauty! It’ll grow just fine. Take a stem cutting. The plant I cut has suddenly gone crazy and I am literally watching it grow an inch a week. Is this a problem or will it survive on its own? The person gave me a cutting with a huge leaf, but I realized after coming home that there is no node on it. All rights reserved. I hope that helps! I hope this makes sense . Thank you so much for the blog !! The benefit of doing this is that your vine will be much less stressed (versus just cutting it completely off the plant). Seeds can be started much like any other plant, gently covering them with a thin layer of soil. I cut off a fifth stem with one healthy root and two leaves and put it straight into a new pot with new compost. You can follow my wetstick overview in this post – that should help! , I recently stumbled upon a variegated monstera plant, I was able to get a good chunk of the matured root base but unfortunately the leaf that was attached snapped off!!! However, if they are mushy or smell bad, that means the plant is dying. Cut the stem clean off where the incision once was and pot away. Depending on what it looks like, it might also be easier to cut the cutting into a few pieces and stick them all in water. I would get a moisture meter to test for soil dryness and definitely move him to a cooler place if possible. Thanks so much for this post! grew some chunky white roots too. You may have an issue, but it’s hard to tell without a photo (feel free to send one to Facebook). It will! Hi Anastasia, refreshing to find your page on these beautiful plants. Therefore, they must be used as soon as possible. Does the soil have drainage? As long as he is not getting harsh sunlight, he will be fine. Your email address will not be published. Hi Sharon, I’m so sorry! Hi there, thank you for this amazing information!! Good luck! Those asking about moss poles vs plain wood/plastic stakes – yes, moss poles actually do make a significant difference! I would place it in water actually instead of moss at this point, in a clear jar, so you can monitor and watch root development. I’ve looked for this for awhile thank you Janette. Don’t overwater either, just keep the soil moist. Roots not attached to stem or leaves. I have been propagating Monsteras for a little while now and am loving both the cuttings in the glass and my already potted rooted plants. A Monstera is a perfect plant to grow in Leca, because it's quite sensitive to overwatering and Leca helps you to avoid overwatering your plants. should i take it out of the soil and out it back in water? Good luck! Thanks Nicolas! However…. Hi!! Hi, i recently bought a monstera plant at a very low price as some leaves have holes eaten by worms. Hi Carol, new leaves are a good sign, and sometimes cuttings take a very long time. When I did propagating in the past, sometimes the cutting ends up moldy or shrivels – resulting in so many bad emotions. The fear stems from the idea that I will either: But Monty was too big. Hi can I do it in this of month October? I had a cutting in water for about 6 months and the leaves grew very slowly but the roots blew up. I believe it is toxic to pets. Are they like Pothos where they grow a new “branch” right at the node before the cut? The segment I picked had an aerial root and node (see Step 1) and I took this as an opportunity to speed up the process by enticing this root to grow. I currently have a monstera adasonii with no leaves, just a trunk and a few roots. I may be confused by your question – so feel free to shoot me a DM on Instagram with a pic – and I should be able to help better. I let Monty Jr soak in his bath for a good two months before planting. Hi, I recently got my hands on 2 fairly unhealthy variegated monstera plants. I have a question about the Monstera that I can’t find anywhere on the internet. Good luck! Mine has been doing beautifully in my living room, and I’m having a similar problem to you! That’s amazing! Now is 8 feet tall and a little wild despite regular prunings. The tree’s growing out of the driveway, and it doesn’t get a lot of water *and* is in a generally unloved area, so I’d love to propagate it! Keep in mind, I performed this surgery in mid-summer, so promptly placing Monty Jr in my humid, sunny, screened porch was I-D-E-A-L. And honestly, I would not attempt this in winter anyway, since plants become somewhat dormant and hibernate-y. What do you think of my odds for success? Not sure what to do as I do not see any more baby nodes. He’ll be happy as a clam in no time. I’m so worried I will kill it and waste the cutting. Hi. Thanks! Is a piece of wood good enough, or should it be a moss totem? Hopefully that will work or should I have done the water thing first? You can also propagate a Swiss cheese plant by dividing suckers into foot-long (.3 m.) sections. I’m looking to propagate my monstera plant as it seemed to be root bound and have stopped growing. If you do decide to prune, wait until it gets a tad warmer, like 70 degrees or so, since he’ll be able to recover better. My family has 2 huge plants and we want to propagate to make new plants for our friends and family because they’re just unmanageable at this point. Because the roots grow so unwieldy, enough space would be the only issue, but if it’s a large pot you should be fine. Hi Dana! I hope that helps! Also I would check for bugs as new cuttings are very prone to bugs. Choose a medium between soil and water. Hi! I recommend general potting mix mixed equally with perlite and orchid bark. If there was no node, you may not have any luck. They must really like the humidity! I notice as Monty becomes older, more aerial roots form rater than in-ground roots. Thank you so much! It depends. The first new leaves had many holes in them, but now all the new leafs are just plain leaves without holes. I talk a bit about why I keep Monsteras in my home with cats. He spent the rest of the summer-early fall on the porch, but as soon as the evening degrees dropped I took him in. And it looks beautiful where it is in the vase. Propagating Mona my Monstera for the first time using your technique. Because of their age and size, they should be putting out aerial roots that will help anchor them into the ground. I recently tried to propagate a cutting from a monstera and it was super happy when in a jar of water. Will this work. Hi, I’m propagating a Monsterra from a single node with a leaf but the leaf seems to be slowly dying off. Good luck! I did cut it at a node but there was only a small stubby aerial root attached, not sure if this is a problem. Hi Krysten! Yes, it is probably shocked amongst other things. any ideas as to what I’m doing wrong? You’ll want to air layer in the exact same spot that I described above (where my finger is in the photo). First, find a leaf that is growing out of a stem and has a short aerial root below it. There should be at least 5 chubby white roots. I’ve been letting it sit in water since then and have some new roots! They sound almost ready. Usually there are nodes at every place there is a leaf so you should be fine to cut where there is a leaf. Ps, there is what looks to be the beginning of a new leaf, do you think this will continue to mature since it was uprooted? Do monsteras only grow one leaf at a time or is there a way to encourage more growth? Hope that helps and thanks for reading! Leave the plant to propagate for at least a couple of months in the vase before you finally plant it in its very own pot. Hi Jo – there’s only one type of Monstera and they can be grown indoors or out. Hi Abby! I have a node that I put and water and it now has roots. I’m a little nervous about it though. Thanks for the great information on Monstera propagation! Your Monstera sounds very healthy and with that many leaves you should see some nodes along the stems and you’ll want to cut right below the node. Hi Debbie – you won’t be able to propagate from just a leaf and stem. . As long as the node is firm you should be fine, but it there is a funky smell or is it’s mushy and very soft to the touch, you may have a rotted cutting and it may not be salvageable. Hello, Hi Max, It will still be fine. I’ve had my monstera cuttings in water for a few weeks now. Unlike most monsteras I see, mine only has two stems.. it has one quite long stem with loads of petioles along the length of it, making it look pretty awkward. When I potted him he got really droopy and sad and seems to be turning a lighter color. Thanks for reading and congrats! I am new to monsteras, and this definitely has me worried. I have a Monstera cutting from months ago that I had kept in water. How to propagate a Monstera from seed. I’ve been reading that I should stake it but I would prefer to just keep it bushy rather than grow taller. . Thank you in advance. That’s as long as the mother plant is established enough first and healthy. If there is node found, does propogating with ariel roots work? Placing any new plant or cutting in a too-large pot means there is too much soil and (usually) too much water which can rot the plant. I just started my first propagation journey just over a month ago. Hi Terry, 40 years old? You want moist but not dry or sopping soil. Chaos ensued, and stems grew awkwardly horizontal. These conditions are fairly low light, but they will also climb up trees via their plentiful aerial roots to seek out higher light. Also, monsteras tend to pump out leaves slower in the dead of winter, so seasons are also a factor. Hi is the node you’re talking about the couple cm long little black bit sticking out in your pictures? Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips! What you need: a Monstera deliciosa plant, sharp scissors, a pot of soil or water. Opacity makes no difference, it’s just easier to see the roots when it’s clear. @Maura – a leaf and petiole (which i’m assuming is what you mean when you say “stem”.. a petiole is the part of the plant that attaches the leaf to the main stem/stalk of the plant) without a node or part of the stalk where a leaf once grew, unfortunately will not be able to grow roots. Look no further than this helpful guide from Leaf and Paw. I can add that yes! Air layering is another method for propagating Monstera deliciosa. I felt it was sitting to high. It has 3 roots growing off if it. From your description it sounds like it will be fine to propagate. How do you know what size pot to use? Is there any chance you can dig up the root? Like the parent plant the new leaves are smaller than the old leaves. Hi Barbara! I would love to keep it in the garden and. Hi Mary Ann! Smaller/younger monsteras grow very slow, so it makes sense that only one leaf is appearing at a time. Hi Kaylee! Will I just have one giant monsters leaf that continuously grows? Thanks again. It is sooooo beautiful and I don’t want it to die. Hi Karl! Thank you. Feel free to send photos to L&P’s Facebook page of you need more help! Monstera roots are pretty pliable, you should be able to just twist it a bit to fit in a propagation vessel, that’s what I did on mine anyway since I didn’t want to cut anything off. I would love to bring this one indoors. My monstera is in a 9″ square pot and has 4 growing stems, all wanting to branch out horizontally. It is also a popular houseplant. Monty has a similar issue at this point as well and I’m just planning on taking the top set of petioles too. This is now a few months back but my Monstera hasn’t grown any more leaves since then. I write it as part of my duties as a Master Gardener, so there is no money involved. 2 monstera cuttings and into the water they went. I bought a cutting and it is doing good. But I would not cut it. I have a monstera growing vertically with single thick stem. But I don’t want to pot them before they’re ready and risk killing them! Hi Margo, is the leaf going yellow or the stem? Just a leaf with a stem will not produce roots, it has to have a node. Hey thanks for the post – what happens to the mother plant and the stump that is left, does it regrow? For those asking about toxicity with pets – aroids are much less toxic than many websites have led people to believe.. the calcium occalate crystals in monstera and other aroids can indeed cause discomfort in the mouth of animals/humans and could possibly make them throw up if they ate/digested a significant amount but they would have to actually consume almost an entire plant, not just chew on it, for it to cause any serious problems.. and like I said before, the crystals cause discomfort in the mouth and do not taste good, so your pet would have to be massochistic to continue munching on a plant that wasn’t tastey and made their mouth hurt. Hi Zoe, for the most part, yes it’s fine, but you may want to remove any very brown or dried leaves. Each has several air roots. Air layering is another method for propagating Monstera deliciosa. Hi Fern, I always choose a not-so-big pot so there is no chance of root rot. I’m concerned that the root tips are white and gets darker towards the base. Sounds like he’s thirsty, and if your house is hot and not humid, he is probably very unhappy, hot and thirsty. I’ve been thinking about propagating my monstera but I wonder – what will happen to the mother-plant? To answer your questions: 1. Hi Michelle! Should I transplant it in soil or wait longer? A new leaf should pop up in it’s place, but it may take time. What should the roots look like when it’s ready to be potted? Propagating a Swiss Cheese Plant is a great way to multiply your plant collection and also create a nice starter plant for friends and family. Hi Ana, a new leaf should grow out of it, despite the tip being brown. I use just plain garden stakes like these: https://amzn.to/2M30TFt. I would place it in water for a few weeks and see if anything happens. Hi Laurie! You can propagate your cutting in water or soil. Where can I find rooted cuttings that don’t cost me a arm and 2 legs? Check out L&P’s other propagation posts, too, on propagating Watermelon Peperomia and Rubber Trees. The parent was getting wild-looking due to the stems spreading and the new leaves shooting up in all sorts of directions and then the leaves started getting really small! My Monstera is very happy – 5 feet tall, huge leaves with 20 cuts, a new leaf every month lately – but only a single stem. I read somewhere I should expect spindly white roots to form out of the stem where it was cut but I don’t know if that’s true. In nature, they grow in the understory of the jungle. Can i cut thst leaf snd just have the roots with a base stump? Could you tell me about this if you know. Feel free to share photos on L&P’s facebook page if you need more help. There should always be baby node, but yes you can cut a stem with one of the roots. If your monstera has lots of other leaves, you will be fine cutting it off, but I would leave it and let it grow if it’s a younger plant. The less leaves on a cutting, the slower they form new ones. They’re very easy to grow and propagate well – and are safe for pets! Thanks! If it has many roots that’s a sure sign! or I should go above or below the previously cut stem (stem with node) ? How do you deal with that? Hi Carl, I find rooting in water then transferring into soil yields a healthy plant. My biggest (30+ year) plant that I received as a gift only has lava rock in it, but I’m somehow unsure if that would be too much for the newly rooted plants…. The steps to propagate Monstera deliciosa are pretty simple. I recommend getting a moisture meter so you don’t overwater, which can kill a young plant. But, if they are just the stems (no nub or ariel root) will that even be possible? Thanks! Propagating may give you a bushier look but it’s totally depending of the monstera you have, but generally propagating almost ways helps force new growth. 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