Dieffenchachia cultivation

How to grow dumb cane, leopard lilly  or dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia seguine var. camilla)

DUMB CANE

flower

Perennial tropical plant up to 2,5 m. Erect stems, thick and fleshy with big leaves ending in pointed apex; largely petiolated, marbled with white or yellow. Flowers in spadix surrounded by a sheath-like leaf; small, white-greenish. It rarely flourishes when it is cultivated, only sometimes at the beginning of spring when the plant is well grown-up.

water

Leave the soil dry before watering. Spray leaves.

gardening pot

Pot use indoors. It is a very poisonous plant (See toxicity)

weather

Not in full sun, but in illuminated places away from air currents.

shovel

Reproduce by means of layer

soil

Rich humus soil.

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