This rapid growing tropical resembles the average philodendron, however, it’s a completely different plant. With it’s naturally split leaves it gives any room in your home a fresh overall feel and not to mention, they make great conversation starters. In its natural environment, Monstera is a climber. It uses aerial roots to cling to trees, so a more established or older plant may require a trellis. Make sure you allow the top of the soil to dry thoroughly before each watering session.