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Monstera Thai Constellation is a stunning and sought-after variety known for its variegated leaves with creamy-white splashes. Proper care will help maintain its health and encourage growth:

1. **Light Requirements**:
   - Monstera Thai Constellation prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but growth may slow down and variegation may fade.

2. **Temperature and Humidity**:
   - Keep the plant in a warm environment with temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It appreciates higher humidity levels, so misting the leaves regularly or using a humidity tray can be beneficial. Avoid drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

3. **Watering**:
   - Water the Monstera Thai Constellation thoroughly when the top inch or two of soil feels dry. Ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging, as this can lead to root rot. Reduce watering slightly in winter when growth slows down.

4. **Soil**:
   - Use a well-draining potting mix that retains some moisture, such as a blend of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark. Good drainage is essential to prevent waterlogged conditions.

5. **Fertilizing**:
   - Feed your Monstera Thai Constellation every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength. Reduce feeding or stop altogether in fall and winter when growth slows down.

6. **Pruning**:
   - Trim any yellow or damaged leaves promptly to maintain plant health and appearance. You can also prune to shape the plant and encourage bushier growth.

7. **Support**:
   - As the Monstera Thai Constellation matures, it may benefit from a support structure such as a moss pole or trellis. This helps the plant climb and enhances its overall appearance.

8. **Cleaning**:
   - Clean the leaves occasionally with a soft, damp cloth to remove dust. This allows the leaves to better absorb light and maintain their variegation.

9. **Pest Control**:
   - Monitor the plant regularly for pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil, ensuring to treat both the top and underside of leaves.

10. **Repotting**:
    - Repot the Monstera Thai Constellation every 1-2 years, preferably in spring, if it has outgrown its current pot. Choose a slightly larger pot with good drainage and fresh potting mix.

By providing proper care—including appropriate light, watering, humidity, and occasional feeding—your Monstera Thai Constellation can thrive and continue to display its stunning variegated foliage.

Monstera 'Thai Constellation'

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