How to care for your Rhapidophora Tetrasperma Variegata?
The Rhapidophora Tetrasperma Variegata doesn’t require lot’s of light to grow. A north facing window with a few hours of sun is enough for this plant to thrive. Make sure the leaves don’t come in contact with too much heavy sunlight because the leaves are sensitive for sunburn.
We advise to water your Rhapidophora Tetrasperma Variegata once a week. Depending a bit on your local climate, this should be sufficient.
The soil should be an airy well draining mixture to avoid root rot. Try using one part coco coir, one partperlite and one part pine bark together for a good consistency.
Monstera can live in any house hold environment. For your Rhapidophora Tetrasperma Variegata to thrive it’s best to keep the humidity at a minimum of 50%-60%, especially in the winter.
From mid-March to mid-October it is smart to fertilize your plants. Not only will the fertilizer give much needed nutrients to your plant, it can also enhance the growth. In winter time fertilizing is not needed. How much fertilizer to use and how often to use it will depend on the product you have available. For the correct instruction, always check the bottle before using.
The best time to repot is during the beginning of the growing season. Check if your plant is root bound in it’s nursery pot. Then it’s time to move it to a bigger size pot of around 2 cm extra.
The Rhapidophora may cause irritation for humans and animals if ingested.