Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)

Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)

Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)

Dumb Canes, or Dieffenbachia, are relatively easy to care for house plants that have large broad leaves with white patterning.

They range greatly in size depending on their variety, and can be anywhere from a few feet tall up to five feet tall.

Water: Average water requirements, allow soil to dry between watering. Yellowing leaves are a sign of too much water.

Light: Bright indirect light is preferred, but can handle lower light conditions.

Warning: All parts of this plant are poisonous to eat so do not ingest!

Varieties:

Compacta (above)

Camille

Tropic Snow

 

  • GROWTH RATE Moderate

Partial Shade

EXPOSURE

medium

WATER