There is no such thing as Monstera Albo or Thai Constellation seeds. Due to the more relative ease of propagating this plant with variegation intact, this is a very popular way to get your hands on a Variegated Monstera. This plant is covered mostly in one colour variegation, the cream/white and green plant but did you know that there are multiple colours of variegation, plus a sub species of plant and a tissue cultured Deliciosa as well? Thus, I continued with many more plants. Welcome. FREE Shipping by Amazon. This means that limited plants are available to any one buyer and usually only one or two production nurseries in each country are able to buy a lab specified amount of the stock. These plants are delicate, the white is easily bruised even well experienced plant shippers can only do so much to prevent damage. 18 bids. This plant is not sold as seed or tissue culture in Australia so you will mostly find it for sale on private growers or collectors pages. The cost of each plant is reasonable compared with the Borsigiana and the Deliciosa, making it a good option if you want to own a variegated Monstera Deliciosa plant. The most desired colour mutation is the white/cream colour and from experience it has occurred in 35 plants over the past 3 years of over 180,000 seeds we have sown or seen sown and grown. These do not exists since they are clones of a mother plants. So, I studied and learned and started with a Monstera Deliciosa. The true Monstera Deliciosa Variegata begins its life as a green seed. Monstera Deliciosa Variegata Both are really easy to grow and don't seem too picky about soil type as long as it's well draining. Monstera deliciosa is the only scientifically ACCEPTED name for the plant. I thought for sure I would kill it. This is a sub species of the Monstera Deliciosa that has smaller leaves at maturity and is faster growing than a true Deliciosa. Monstera deliciosa 'Thai Constellation' is an impressive, spreading, easy-to-grow and generally low maintenance plant. Learn from my mistakes on what not to buy. For sale is the elusive Variegated Monstera. Yes, all the cuttings you see are clones from one mother plant, which means these plants can’t be grow from a seed. Naturally Variegated Monstera Deliciosa (White/Cream colour). FACTORY 3, 5 JUNE AVENUEDROMANA, VIC, 3936PH: 0404 046 462. Comes in a terracotta pot and a healthy well draining perlite soil mix. This is not a common occurrence and therefore, naturally variegated true Monstera Deliciosa are not easy to come by. The pattern is in much smaller sections scattered across the leaves, reminiscent of stars in … Much to my surprise and delight it was extremely easy to keep and grow. This is an old argument that just will not die off unfortunately. Actually most Albo monsteras d are borisigiana since that's what a lot of people have and are propagating. They have the highest chance of survival since they are an established plant. As the Thai Constellation is tissue culture, it is a stable variegation. We will look into the three different plants and how easy they are to come by. Albo Borsigiana is actually just one mutated plant. We recommend keeping your Monstera out of direct sunlight since the white parts of the leaves are more prone to burning. In the past year the Thai Constellation has become more accessible and many shops and nurseries, like Verdant Dwellings, sell the plant. $29.99 $ 29. LeafageCo. Variegation tends to be more creamy in colour than the M.albo borsigiana, it is speckled and unpredictable - hence the name ‘Constellation’, the variegation is also stable (white parts won’t revert to green). Of these plants, 4 have had a large amount of white/cream variegation and not just speckles colour of a few leaves. JM BAMBOO Split Leaf Philodendron 6" Pot - Monstera - Edible Fruit Tastes Like Pineapple. There is no way of knowing if any of the plants in a batch of green seeds will variegate, if they do what colour they will be, how strong that variegation is and if it will continue and increase in amount as the plant grows. Try your best to buy a multi-leaf rooted and potted plant. 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. From our micronursery to your doorstep: we source, grow and ship nationwide! Where the stem meets the leaf, the true Deliciosa will have a wrinkle that the Borsigiana does not. Jul 30, 2019 - Explore Kris Tra's board "Variegated Monstera Thai constellation" on Pinterest. The Thai Constellation sports splashy white or creamy white variegation and seems to grow a bit more dense in my experience, than the other two. The Albo Borsigiana and the Thai constellations. Monstera deliciosa are known for being tough plants that grow rapidly in good light and only need regular watering. Monstera is a genus of 45 species of flowering plants in the arum family, Araceae, native to tropical regions of the Americas.The genus is named from the Latin word for "monstrous" or "abnormal", and refers to the unusual leaves with natural holes that members of the genus have.. This cultivar produces attractive variegated leaves marbled with splashes of creamy-yellow colouring. A family-run web store to offer enthusiasts just like us the best access to uncommon and extraordinary tropicals. Make sure it has the following: Look for a reputable seller. DONT DO IT. It’s crucial to make sure your cutting has a balance of green and white. The other is ‘Thai Constellation,’ (above) which typically displays a creamy-yellow variegation with much smaller splotches or dots on the leaves. Whats more, this mutation can occur in three different colours, light green, yellow and white/cream. When looking at these plants it can be tempting can buy the plant with the most variegation or an all white leaf. As variegated Monsteras become more popular and demand continues to rise, the prices will continue to increase as well. The Albo variegation has more of a crisp white color and it typically comes with larger groupings of white on the leafs. This plant, Monstera ‘Albo-Variegata’ has white variegation, usually covering up to half a leaf and the other popular cultivar M. Deliciosa Thai Constellation has creamy-yellow variegation. Varigated Monstera are quite the opposite. It’s important to know that without the green part, the chlorophyll, the plant cant grow or feed itself. The Thai Constellation also can not b… AU $360.00. If it’s too good to be true, it is. 20 bids. The plant has rather large leaves, leaf sizes from top to bottom are 23cm, 20cm, 12cm. The best way to tell if you have a true Deliciosa or if it is a Borsigiana is to check the top of the mature leaves. This Deliciosa comes from tissue culture from one lab in Thailand that supplies the plant world wide. Yes, all the cuttings you see are clones from one mother plant, which means these plants can’t be grow from a seed. Monstera Thai constellation is a beautiful variegated plant, unlike M.albo borsigiana it owes its variegation to a mutation so these plants are cloned through tissue culture. AMERICAN PLANT EXCHANGE Philodendron Monstera Deliciosa Split Leaf Easy Care Live Plant, 6" Pot 18-20"Tall, Indoor Air Purifier. Walk away. check out here. Thai constellation has cream colored varigation and isn't considered under the umbrella albo monstera d etc. Verdant Dwellings sell both the green Monstera Deliciosa grown on site from seed, and the Thai Constellation. However, they are produced in more abundance than the Albo. With that in mind know it may be cheaper to buy from and international seller, but the plant could come in with damaged leafs that need to be removed. Monstera borsigiana is a SYNONYM for Monstera deliciosa. If you see a variegated Monstera for a too good to be true price, it is. These plants also variegate more readily, the Monstera Deliciosa Borsigiana Variegata, and hold the variegation strongly when propagated. Due to the popularity of the Variegated Monstera, it was no surprise when a tissue culture, stable variegation plant, became available on the market. AU $15.00 postage. Looking to grow a Monstera? If you buy an all white plant it will not survive. By ticking this box you agree to an account being created using the given email address and to receive waitlist communications by email At that time I was a chronic plant killer and owning a $200 plant didn’t seem too wise. You need to look at every photo and angle of the cutting. Even a baby cutting with two leaves can be sold for $100 USD, and people will pay! Putting aside the assertion by Aroid experts that there are just two variegated Monstera: Monstera variegata albo-variegata and Monstera deliciosa aurea-variegata, and that ‘Thai Constellation’, Mint, borsigiana etc. You may have to cut off all the bruised white variegation of the leaves or remove the damaged leaf completely. However, since the white pigment cannot absorb sunlight, you might need to help the green part of the leaves compensate by giving them extra light. AU $460.00. One is ‘Albo-Variegata,’ which has white paint-like splotches on the leaves, sometimes with half or wholly white leaves. Monstera deliciosa has 7 synonyms, including borsigiana. Great news is plants are resilient and it can come back! All deliciosa tower up to 90 feet in situ, but usually stays 4-5 feet in vivaria (and can be trained smaller). AU $14.95 postage. That makes the Albo rare and harder to get. It is unknown when or if naturally mutated Monstera Deliciosa Variegata will be available for sale in the future as only the plants knows for sure. The seeds germinate and a green Deliciosa plant begins to grow, however sometimes things go wrong and the genetics of the plant mutate. Monstera leaves tend to get bigger the higher they climb. However, given the space and light, it will keep growing. item 4 Monstera Thai Constellation Highly Variegated *rare aroid* 3 - Monstera Thai Constellation Highly Variegated *rare aroid* AU $315.00 19 bids item 5 Variegated Monstera deliciosa var. XL Deliciosa Albo Variegata is an ever-changing climbing Monstera with beautiful pure white variegated leaves. That makes the Albo rare and harder to get. The Albo Borsigiana and the Thai constellations. Not a huge fan of monstera d. but I prefer Thai constellation as well. See more ideas about monstera, variegated, plants. If some one is trying to sell you variegated Monstera seeds it’s a scam! It's pretty unique, with all the speckles and splotches, kinda like a marble queen pothos. The Monstera Borsigiana albo variegata is fairly easy to take care of. Verdant Dwellings discovered the lab initially and due to the large financial outlay, and the inability to shoulder it alone, passed the information on to a Victorian grower. There are two main types of variegated Monsteras. Variegated Albo Monstera Borsigiana. Pretty sure all Thais are M. D level 1 But I made some mistakes in buying my plant I want to prevent you from doing the same! This one looks more like what is called Monstera borsigiana albovariegata, aka Monstera deliciosa borsigiana (and probably others). Ending 2 Jan at 21:30 AEDST 3d 12h. – FREE Overnight Shipping Included! 4.2 out of 5 stars 78. Monstera deliciosa vs. Monstera borsigiana M. deliciosa is one of the most common Monstera species, and this is the big one most people look to grow as their prized houseplant. For this reason, these are the most expensive and hardest to find plants, and although Verdant Dwellings has sold them in the past, most are private growers selling an entire plant. Please message me to arrange a pick up time. They are slow to grow, be extra patience . I do the research so you can live in Easy Mode. The white part is essentially a defect that the green part has to feed. Whats more 10 variegated plants, of various colours, were cut up to see if the variegation would continue in both the mother and the cutting. The true Monstera deliciosa albovariegata is considerably rarer and definitely much more expensive! The Thai Constellation has a more of a creamy -yellow color with splashes spread through out the leaf akin to a constellation. It requires similar care to the Monstera Deliciosa, the only difference is that it grows a bit slower. Monstera borsigiana grows faster than M. d. albovariegata and the leaves only attain 1/3 to 1/2 the size of M. d. albovariegata. All Thai will display the speckled variegation regardless of this large chunk variegation however the amount varies from plant to plant. They grow best in 80-90% shade and require good time release organic fertilizer to get maximum growth with minimum leaf burn, truly a stunning plant. ... Monstera deliciosa vs Monstera borsigiana vs Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum (Video) Basically I just want to highlight the difference between some of the philodendron species together with Monstera sp. 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