Also known as Leopard Lily, Dieffenbachias have some of the most beautiful mix of green, white and yellow foliage you will ever find on an indoor plant.
It's quite versatile and can survive well with minimal maintenance. This beautiful plant is fantastic at regenerating.
How do you pronounce Dieffenbachia correctly? Say: diff-en-BACK-key-ah
To maintain a healthy plant, it should be receiving indirect bright light. If the light levels are too bright however the leaves will scorch, too dark and you will be left with a leggy and sickly looking plant. Find the balance that works for your plant and stick with it.
They like a really good watering then to be left alone to dry out for a bit. This is one houseplant which probably wont mind a routine watering.
How to Care for the Dumb Cane Recap:
Medium to Bright Light: Light shade is acceptable but nothing darker. Avoid scorching sun.
Medium Watering: They like their soil to be moist during the growing seasons and on the drier side in Winter.
Warm Temperatures: Provide temperatures between 16°C and 27°C.
Feeding: Provide feed to the soil once every month or so.
- Avoid cold draughts. Constant draughts will result in yellowing leaves and leaf drop.
- Be extra careful not to overwater when temperatures are cold.