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Episode 53: Plants IRL aka Nature and Monstera talk with @mickmitty - Bloom & Grow Radio

Episode 53: Plants IRL aka Nature and Monstera talk with @mickmitty

 

Today’s guest caught my eye on social media because of his incredible travel itinerary and his obvious passion for finding the plants we know and love as houseplants, in their natural habitats around the world. Michael Mittermeier is a passionate plant professional who has traveled the world and documents his findings of rare and unusual plants on his instagram account @mickmitty. He also has one of the largest private collections of Monstera, Syngonium, Scindapsus and Raphidophora in the country.

I invited him on the show today to discuss his experience with our favorite houseplants in nature, but the conversation blossomed into a fun chat about how to plan trips for plant sightseeing, how to take your plant obsession to the next level, what these plants are like in nature and lots and lots of information about Monstera in the wild and he even teaches us a thing or two about Adansonii vs Obliqua.

I hope this conversation encourages you to learn more about where these plants we love to keep indoors actually come from and inspires you to bring a new type of plant home!

In this episode we learn:

  • how Mick gets to travel and experience the plants we love as houseplants out in the real world
  • travel hacks to help get you to see plants IRL
  • Micks experience seeing houseplants in the Wild
  • Mick’s experience with Monstera Xanthospetha (and also what that is)
  • Monstera Adansonii Vs Obliqua
  • Why it’s hard to identify rare plants as a houseplant parent
  • Micks hack for making the best moss poles

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