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Dieffenbachia

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: False palm

Character: Large and decorative leaves

Safe for pets? No

Varieties:

  • Dieffenbachia amoena (Dumb cane – Leopard lily)
  • Dieffenbachia amoena tropic snow
  • Dieffenbachia bausei
  • Dieffenbachia oerstedii
  • Dieffenbachia picta Camilla
  • Dieffenbachia picta exotica
  • Dieffenbachia picta Marianne
  • Dieffenbachia picta Rudolph Roehrs

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Stem base soft & discoloured: Overwatering and low temperature
  • Lower leaves yellow & wilted: Low temperature
  • Loss of colour: Due to direct sunlight or excessive brightness
  • Loss of leaves: Low temperature or low humidity
  • Leaves with brown edges: Not enough watering

Pests: