Dieffenbachia cultivation

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

Dieffenbachia

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.

shovel

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

weather

Do not place it 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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7 August, 2020

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