Plant the dumbcane in a well draining soil and water lightly keeping the soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Diefenbaker plant. Dieffenbachias are fast growing houseplants that tend to. This plant is very common in many homes and offices. But there are more dangerous facts. There are three ways you can propagate your dieffenbachia.
It is deadly poisonous and dangerous to the point of killing a child in 1 minute and an adult in 15 minutes. My boy friend bought two small plants about 12 from a store last sept on clearance. Anyway he brought them home and they looked good but were in ugly black pots so i decided to plant them both together in a big pot. Trees depending on the variety you select.
Read the details below. Other problems with dieffenbachia plant may be created by improper lighting. Tropic snow plant patent 2 869 was issued on february 25 1969. The plant dumb cane or dieffenbachia is now proven to be dangerous so please take care.
I know that the leaf of this plant causes itching if its sap milk touches your skin. The discovery document filed at the united states patent office august 14 1967. They can be small table plants or 5ft 6ft. It was the first dieffenbachia to receive a patent.
To air layer cut the plant about half way through the stem with a sharp knife approximately one foot down from plant top. Water your plant after pruning. 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. Dieffenbachia or dumb cane plants native to the tropics of mexico and all the way south to argentina are relatively easy care houseplants with large broad patterned oblong leaves.
Water the plant well to help it recover from the pruning. If you touch it by chance you. On a cane plant this is a small swelling near one of brownish rings on the stem where a leaf was attached. It is native to the new world tropics from mexico and the west indies south to argentina some species are widely cultivated as ornamental plants especially as houseplants and have become naturalized on a few tropical islands.
No lower than 10 c 50 f and even then this should be infrequently reached. Full sun in a drafty plexy glass window of an old school next to a heater. Air layering suckers and stem cuttings. Check the soil to make sure it is dry an inch down before watering the dieffenbachia plant.
His care was the total opposite from what any site suggests. It can be done at any time of the year. A patent for the plant dieffenbachia amoena cv. 16 c 27 c 60 f 80 f.