Dumb Cane (Multiple Options Available)

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Product Description

Popular houseplants often with large glossy green leaves variously spotted with white or yellow. Striking plants that are great at removing pollutants from the air. Easy to grow.

  • Easy to grow.
  • Colourful leaves stay on the plants all year round.
  • Helps to clean the air of pollutants.
  • Adds an exotic feel to a room.
  • Great statement plants.

Product Details

(H)35 x (W)22cm
Care instructions
Feed occasionally with liquid fertiliser and mist with water at regular intervals to increase humidity.
Colour of foliage
Prefers temperatures above 10�C.
Planting instructions
Potting and repotting are best done in spring, just before the start of the growing season. Make sure to never overpot your Dieffenbachia plant!
Planting position
Place in bright but indirect light.
Rate of growth
Average rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Soil type
Prefers moist, well drained, multi-purpose compost.
Watering instructions
Keep compost evenly moist during growing season. Reduce water when growth slows down.
Latin name
Eventual height
Eventual width
Plant guarantee
Safety information
Skin & eye irritant/ harmful if eaten
Pot size
Room temperature
Room Temperature: The Dieffenbachia plant can do well outdoors, but it's also easily grown indoors. It generally thrives on year-round temperatures around 65 to 75 degrees F. Keep in mind that this plant is not a fan of low temperatures and it shouldn't be kept on temperatures below 60 degrees F.
Room position
Avoid full sun. Thrives in good lighting; ideally a kitchen window. Never expose to very bright light.
Eventual dimensions
approx. 40cm
Safety Instructions
Species in this genus are popular as houseplants because of their tolerance of shade. Its common name is "dumb cane." Dieffenbachia leaves and stems are poisonous if eaten. If ingested, it can paralyze the voice, and larger quantities can paralyze the whole body or to even be fatal. Therefore, it's important not to play with this plant! The sap from this plant is toxic and it can cause allergic reactions, painful rashes, numbness and other problems. When handling the plant, avoid getting any of the sap in your eyes or mouth. It's always best to wear gloves when working on this plant. It's also vital to keep it away from children and pets.
Evergreen - Retains leaves in Autumn and Winter.

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