Botanical name: Monstera Adansonii
Common name: Swiss cheese
Plant type: Tropical vining Perennial
Mature size: 50 feet tall with proper support
Sun exposure: Bright, indirect light
Soil type: Peat-based potting soil
The Swiss cheese plant gets its name from its large, heart-shaped leaves. As the plant grows to maturity, the leaves become covered with holes that resemble Swiss cheese. This plant is a tropical perennial from Central and South American that is often grown as a houseplant.