For your variegated Monstera deliciosa, find the brightest window you can but keep direct sunlight to a minimum. While variegated monsteras are growing in popularity they are still relatively scarce, with single-leafed cuttings often going for a couple of hundred dollars at the least. Scientific name: Monstera deliciosa f. variegated Local name: Swiss cheese plant Origin: This hybrid is of Thai origine Flower colour: White Soil: Very fertile, well drained Light: Semi shade; artificial Watering: plenty Hardiness: min 5°C (41°F) Height: 10-20m (33-66′), climbing Tissue culture variegated Monstera deliciosa grown in laboratory conditions. Naturally Variegated Monstera Deliciosa (White/Cream colour) There is a lot of interest in variegated plants at the moment and one of the most talked about is the Variegated Monstera Deliciosa. or Best Offer. (Read our article Where to Find a Variegated Monstera for more info!) 222879/SC038262, If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. Our Botanical team are working hard to increase the number of plants with detailed information. This sets it apart from the speckled Thai constellation monsteras, and it is even common to see pure white leaves develop on a mature albo monstera. RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team. variegated Swiss cheese plant, Family A less commonly found cultivator of variegated monstera is the Monstera deliciosa ‘Aurea’, also referred to as the Monstera Borsigiana Aurea, or simply Monstera Aurea. If you are looking to purchase a variegated monstera there are a couple of things you should keep in mind, especially if you are purchasing online. Some varieties, including the mint monstera and monstera aurea, are even going for a couple of thousand dollars apiece. This variety is a bit smaller than the deliciosa, but the holes are still quite large! Monstera deliciosa 'Variegata'...So finally we have these in our shop it's only taken us 2.5 years to be able to get The iconic Variegated Monstera deliciosa! AU $25.50 postage. This cultivar produces attractive variegated leaves marbled with white coloring. Low Maintenance It is dangerous for both humans and animals. Generally disease free. There are two main factors that make variegated monsteras more expensive than your typical houseplant. Second, variegated monsteras are usually harder to grow and more delicate than the average Monstera deliciosa, which makes them more difficult to ship and distribute. In contrast to the Thai constellation and albo monstera, the aurea is characterized by yellow variegation that occurs in a splotchy pattern. This type of variegation is not stable and can occur in a variety of colors and patterns. or Best Offer. Without a node, the cutting will never grow roots and develop into a full plant. The Variegated Monstera requires similar care to that of the solid green Monstera deliciosa. If you are buying a cutting, it is imperative that the cutting has at least one node present on the stem. Variegated Monstera Borsigiana. It’s an impressive, spreading, easy-to-grow and generally low maintenance plant. Sometimes, chimeral variegation is randomly spread out around the plant. They fly off the shelves fast and everywhere you look they are sold out. Monstera deliciosa ‘Aurea’ (or ‘Marmorata’) A less commonly found cultivator of variegated monstera is the Monstera deliciosa ‘Aurea’, also referred to as the Monstera Borsigiana Aurea, or simply Monstera Aurea. $95.00 shipping. Variegated Monstera | Albo Variegata | 27cm Pot | 95cm Height (VVF265) Learn tips for creating your most beautiful (and bountiful) garden ever. 21 watching. It has been introduced to many tropical areas, and has become a mildly invasive species in Hawaii, Seychelles, Ascension Island and the Society Islands.. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! There are several types of variegated Monstera species but the most popular is the deliciosa due to its beautiful coloration and unique markings. Variegation occurs due to a lack of chlorophyll in some of the plant's cells, which most commonly occurs as a result of cell mutation. They can bring a lush tropical vibe to even the most suburban of living rooms (I would know). AU $15.70 postage. Variegated Monstera Cutting White Collection A Variegated Monstera cutting with a single leaf. This beautiful plant has become extremely trendy due to its aesthetically appealing nature. 31 watching. Monstera Deliciosa’s name comes from the fruit that it produces, which is said to taste a bit like just about every delicious fruit that exists. 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