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Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia may be grown as a small tree with a canelike stem or as a shrubby plant with multiple stems. It thrives in low to medium light. Grow it at room temperature and keep the soil evenly moist. It is sometimes called dumb cane, a reference to the effects of its toxic sap, which can cause tongue numbness and swelling if chewed by children or pets.

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Height:

From 1 to 20 feet

Width:

1-3 feet wide

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more varieties for Dieffenbachia

'Camilla' dieffenbachia
'Camilla' dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia maculata 'Camilla' has leaves with a broad band of white, edged in green. Leaves turn more solidly green in low light conditions.
Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia maculata usually remains under 3 feet tall with multiple stems and shrubby growth. Medium green leaves are irregularly splashed with creamy white variegation.
Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia seguine has a canelike stem and arching leaves up to 12 inches long. They are usually marbled with white or cream.
'Tropical Tiki' dieffenbachia
'Tropical Tiki' dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia maculata 'Tropical Tiki' has leaves with a band of silvery green splotched with cream blotches.
'Tropic Snow' dieffenbachia
'Tropic Snow' dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia seguine 'Tropic Snow' has pale green and cream variegation on extra large leaves.
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