Monstera Deliciosa

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You should mention that the fruit ripens from the bottom up and takes almost a year to ripen from when it first forms. The fruit is held vertically and starts to fall over as it ripens. I had two fruits this year and just finished the first one. The other is still ripening. They will ripen a couple of inches a day. I just had ten more fruits form on my M0nstera plant that was decimated by Irma but has recovered. Looking forward to next year. Patience. The fruit really is absolutely delicious.

Yes, patience is necessary when waiting for the monstera to ripen.
As is speed to get there before the squirrels start chewing on them.