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Dumb Cane
Dieffenbachia amoena Wilson’s Delight


Elongated-oval leaves with yellow to cream midrib; sheathing petioles; sap is poison; lower leaves tend to drop off.

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: medium foliage pot plant

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: White to green but not important

Blooming Period:

Height: 2-3 feet

Width: 1-2 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow plant to dry between waterings to prevent rot; may airlayer to reduce height; used extensively because of its ability to adapt to the environment.


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