Here’s the Best Pot for Monstera Plants + 4 Types to Avoid



In this complete guide, we’ll explain how the kind of pot you use for your Monstera can affect its health and development and how it can make caring for this plant easier.

Plus, we’ll provide essential tips on choosing the best pot for Monstera plants, and which ones to avoid. Ready to find out more? Then let’s start with the basics.

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5 Features to Look for in a Monstera Pot


Drainage is the most important feature of any Monstera pot. This plant does not like having ‘wet feet’ or sitting in constantly damp soil. Without drainage holes, all the water will build up at the bottom of the pot, keeping the roots wet and leading to problems such as root rot.



The size of the pot depends on how old and big your Monstera plant is. A correct-size pot will help support this plant’s rapid growth rate. However, a container that’s too small or too large can cause several problems.



As the name suggests, Monstera plants can grow long, thick stems and monster-sized leaves. A mature Monstera deliciosa or borsigiana can reach a height of over 7 feet (2.1) meters indoors, with leaves almost 2 feet (60 cm) wide.


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