Botanical name: Deieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia plant pronounced (deef-en-BOK-ee-uh) known also as the “Dumb Cane” makes an excellent tropical houseplant. “Dieffs” tolerance of shade makes them a good plant to begin learning the basics of indoor houseplant care.
Medium to high light (bright east or south window)
Keep the potting soil moist, can tolerate some soil drying. Apply a liquid houseplant fertilizer at 1/2 strength every 6 weeks to 2 months.
This plant is easy care.
This plant is toxic to pets.
*If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.