We called the Monstera plant trend years ago, and it’s still going strong, and especially on Instagram. Charlotte Parker, social manager of Apartment Therapy’s IPlantEven account, recently told Racked she estimates that Monstera leaves are featured in more than 25% of interior design content she sees on the social media platform these days. Using just a cut stem or two (either fresh or faux) is the easiest way to get the sculptural aspect of the plant, without all the upkeep. Here are 10 great sources for the most covetable—and yes, Instagrammable—leaves around.
If you’re more ambitious, and want the real thing, check out our Houseplant Lover’s Guide to Monstera Deliciosa to grow your own Monstera plant (creating a supply of leaves!) but stems are a great place to start. They’re gorgeous, can be placed anywhere in—or outside of, see below—the home, and only require a periodic quick change of water.
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Spread these 22-inch long stems throughout your home, or arrange them in one dramatic arrangement.
These gorgeous fresh-from-Hawaii leaves are 8-12 inches wide with 8-12 inch stems.
Your Local Flower Mart or Florist
There’s a good chance yours will carry single Monstera leaves, so you can buy just one—without exorbitant shipping charges.
This affordable leaf is 10 inches by 31.5 inches and is made of plastic, poly, and wire.
This handmade leaf is 17 inches wide by 34 inches long.
Looking for more petite leaves? These “silk plastic” leaves are just 8.2 inches by 7.8 inches, with a total length of 31 inches.
These indoor/outdoor leaves are on clearance so get them while they last. Each one is handmade out of polyethylene, polyester, and iron wire.
This 16 inch by 46 inch plastic and iron leaf has a more yellow tone than the rest of the deep-emerald beauties on this list, so it will work better with some interior palettes.
You can also start your monstera collection without investing a fortune with this 31.5-inch long, bendable, cuttable stem.