Monstera ‘Ginny’

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3-in-1 Moisture Meter

Take the guesswork out of watering and light. Quickly and easily determine your plants water and light levels, along with pH value.

  • No batteries required
  • Easy to read moisture, light, and pH levels with large dial.
  • Perfect for Indoor or Outdoor Plants.
  • How to Use: Simply insert moisture meter 3-4 inches into the soil, toggle switch to test moisture, light, or pH level you would like to measure.
  • Designed only for testing soil. Please be sure to not touch stone or hard rock soil.
  • ***Please note that pH test value cannot be applied to any other liquid than water.

Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Rhaphidophora tetrasperma

Common Names: Monstera Ginny, Mini Monstera, Philodendron Ginny

Overview: Raphidophora tetrasperma is a tropical, fast growing plant with small, fenestrated leaves, of about 6 inches in size. As a house plant, it usually grows 4-5 feet in height but it can reach 10-12 feet when outdoors. It grows as a vine and does better when supported with either a moss pole, trellis or similar. Does not grow as much hanging. It is also not pet or kid-friendly as it can be toxic if ingested.

Description

IS IT REALLY A MINI MONSTERA? WHAT ARE ITS ORIGINS?

In reality, the Monstera ‘Ginny’ is of the Raphidophora genus. It is a tropical plant original from rainforests in Southeast Asia, where it attaches itself to the trees and climbs. It has fenestrations on its leaves, which are much smaller than those of the Monstera deliciosa in its adult form. Despite the resemblance, it is not a mini Monstera. But, like Monstera deliciosa and Philodendrons, it belongs to the Araceae family.

MONSTERA GINNY: THE IDEAL INDOOR PLANT

The Monstera ‘Ginny’ () has certain characteristics that make it an ideal indoor plant. I like to think of plants in their natural environment to get some clues on how to provide similar conditions at home. As a tropical plant, that in its natural form lives under the canopy of the rainforests, I know that it will tolerate a lower light level. Also, that it will likely prefer a bit of humidity and moisture.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR MINI MONSTERA ‘GINNY’

How much light will Raphidophora tetrasperma need?

This plant prefers bright indirect light and can also tolerate lower light conditions. Placing it near east or west-facing windows is usually ideal. Take special care in not putting it under direct sunlight. Not only it will burn the leaves and cause browning, but it could also dry out the soil too fast. In low light conditions, a growth light can assist in meeting the plant’s needs.

How often should I water my mini monstera ‘Ginny’?

Regular watering supports growth but it is sensitive to overwatering, which can lead to root rot. It is best to allow for the top inch or two to dry between watering. This is about once a week in the warm months, and a lower frequency (every other week) during winter months. A good way to determine the need for watering is to use a moisture meter, especially to distinguish when to water as the seasons change. It is also important to consider the type of pot and the amount of light it receives. If placed very close to a window or if using a terracotta pot, you may need to water more often, as it will dry out faster. Conversely, placing it in lower light conditions or in a glazed ceramic pot would keep moisture longer, thus needing less frequent watering. Water thoroughly but do not let it sit in water. Discard any water left on the saucer to prevent root rot.

What about humidity and temperature for my mini monstera?

As a tropical plant, it prefers higher humidity and warmer temperatures but it can tolerate standard humidity as well. It will appreciate a humidifier close by or the proximity to other plants. This is particularly key during winter months, where the humidity is low. If the temperature drops below 55 F, it is advisable to bring indoors.

Which soil and fertilizer should I use with my ‘Ginny’?

It prefers well-drained soil mixes such as cactus potting mix. Also you may use regular potting soil and mix in perlite or sand for aeration. It is important to use well-drained soil to avoid root rot. Fertilize monthly during growing season, but avoid harsh fertilizers as the root system is very sensitive and can burn. All purpose fertilizers will work but preferably balanced, organic options.

What pests should I worry about?

The most common pests that could infest your plant are spider mites. You may spray with NEEM oil. Take care of doing it outside and avoid contact of NEEM oil with the skin.

 

57 reviews for Monstera ‘Ginny’

  1. Patti S. (verified owner)

    The Monstera Ginny also arrived in perfect condition and is just beautiful! Both plants are gorgeous and full, and not outrageously expensive. Fantastic plants for reasonable prices!!

  2. DeAnna (verified owner)

  3. BARBARA KINDER (verified owner)

  4. Verified Buyer (verified owner)

    This was the only healthy and perfectly watered plant that arrived in my order of 5

  5. Ashley (verified owner)

    Got a little burnt from the hot box in the heat, but still beautiful and I’m hopeful he’ll turn around 🙂

  6. Sandra (verified owner)

    In beautiful shape after shipping! 2nd time ordering from Plant Vine and will continue 😊😊

  7. Carly M. (verified owner)

    My plant is absolutely full and gorgeous! I can’t wait to get her settled in my home. Thank you for the excellent customer service!

  8. Marsel Freeman (verified owner)

    A few dead leaves but expected looked healthy and beautiful now

  9. Elizabeth V. (verified owner)

    This little guy came packaged quite well but was struggling . With a little tlc it is now thriving. You guys are great!!! I will definitely purchase from yall again! Thank you

  10. Jennifer (verified owner)

    It’s a beautiful plant and it was shipped beautifully. Super happy!

  11. Emilie R. (verified owner)

    healthy beautiful plant!

  12. Anonymous (verified owner)

  13. Michael Harbert (verified owner)

    I got 2 plants for Christmas from you. I told my husband that he needed to give you 5 stars! The packaging on both plants was well done. Both plants came extremely happy and healthy. 100% bug free!!!

  14. Nikki H. (verified owner)

    I can’t wait to see this one grow. Probably arrived in the roughest shape but still looks amazing for being in a box for a week!

  15. Aadeeba K. (verified owner)

  16. Loraine Jones (verified owner)

    OMG. I am so happy I found this wonderful site. My plants were delivered quickly and they were all healthy and strong. I will definitely order again!!!

  17. Rita (verified owner)

  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Plant came wilted and unsupported by soil. After 5 days most leaves dead. Need refund or replacement

  19. melissa G. (verified owner)

    Pretty plant, seems healthy.

  20. Richard Kennedy (verified owner)

    Beautiful

  21. Jessica S. (verified owner)

    So green and lush!!! Love it!

  22. John D. (verified owner)

    I love my new plant but I must say that I thought it would be much larger for the price

  23. Deserae Lindsley (verified owner)

    Very full plant with tons of leaves. Can’t wait to watch it grow! I’m a repeat customer and I can’t wait to come back for more! Thanks Plant Vine. I’m already waiting on my next shipment.

  24. La Kisha (verified owner)

    I am so pleased with my purchase! My tetrasperma is beautiful and already has new leaves. The packaging was amazing, and the package arrived in a very timely manner with minimal leaf damage. I will definitely be ordering again soon! I hope all my orders are this beautiful and well packaged.

  25. MICHELE (verified owner)

    It had a few yellow leaves and a few ripped. I had a little higher hopes

  26. Julie W. (verified owner)

    Happy, exquisite, picture of health. A heartthrob too.

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  28. Ronald Bell (verified owner)

    Smaller than expected arrived healthy

  29. mike r. (verified owner)

    I LOVE IT ANONYMOUS

  30. Mike Reed (verified owner)

    I LOVE IT

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Why others chose the Monstera ‘Ginny’

Fabulous price. In boutique plant stores, a "Ginny" can run upwards of $75-$100 in my area.

bc i love it

This plant has been on my wishlist for quite awhile and finally I"m getting it, thanks to your shop. I cant wait.

I've been wanting to get this place for a very long since. I'm obsessed with my Monstera Deliciosa!