Swiss Cheese Plant

Swiss Cheese Plant

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The Swiss Cheese's foliage is related directly to its name, as every leaf is full of holes similar to a slice of Swiss Cheese.


On average, these plants grow to be 10 feet tall.


These plants are mildly toxic to humans and pets, and should never be ingested under any circumstances.


  • Light
    • This plant prefers bright, indirect sunlight. If placing indoors, a southern facing window is optimal.
  • Water
    • Regularly water the plant, keeping the top inch of soil moist at all times.
  • Temperature
    • Anything between  68° F to 86° is optimal, the warmer the better. 
  • Humidity
    • Medium to high levels of humidity allow this plant to thrive
  • Soil
    • Rich, bark/peat based soils that are lightweight are optimal. It should be able to retain moisture, but not hold water.
  • Fertilizer
    • Give a diluted 20-20-20 fertilizer during growth season.
  • Re-potting
    • When the roots appear to have filled the bottom of the pot, it is time to upgrade.


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