Dieffenbachia Plant Bengaluru...

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Kingdom: Plantae

Clade: Angiosperms

Clade: Monocots

Order: Alismatales

Family: Araceae

Subfamily: Aroideae

Tribe: Dieffenbachieae

Genus: Dieffenbachia.

Dieffenbachia commonly also known as Dumb Cane. Dieffenbachia is a perennial herbaceous plant with straight stem, simple and alternate leaves containing white spots and flecks, making it attractive as indoor foliage. Species in this genus are popular as houseplants because of their tolerance of shade.


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Dieffenbachia Care Instructions: 


Light shade is acceptable but nothing darker. To maintain a healthy plant you should be giving indirect bright light. Too bright, leaves will scorch, too dark and you will be left with a leggy and sickly looking plant.


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 regime. Of course always adjust according to the season and to the needs of your own Dumb Cane, for example expect in very warm months to water more often and in Winter less regularly.


The plant rarely suffers if humidity is low. Red Spider Mite can be a problem in such situations though.


Feed in the growing season at half strength every month or so.


Warm, always warm. The plant suffers if the temperatures get to low, it would prefer to share your living areas rather than hidden away in a rarely used unheated guest room. 16°C - 27°C / 60°F - 80 °F. No lower than 10°C / 50°F (and even then this should be infrequently reached). You must also avoid draughts.

Speed of Growth

Moderate growth.

Height / Spread

The ultimate height of Dumb Canes will be in response to the size of their pots. If you give it a large container you could be looking at 1.5m / 5ft after only a few years. Average sized pots result in a more manageable size of 0.6m / 2ft.

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