Its easy to care for style and resilience to neglect make it a wonderful house plant Dieffenbachia amoena (scientific name) plants will grow up to six feet tall. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: A robust herbaceous shrub with usually unbranched fleshy stems and large elliptic leaves arching gracefully from the upright. Dieffenbachias are easy houseplants that tolerate a wide range of conditions. The name Dumb Cane reflects the fact that the acrid sap will burn.

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Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane / Leopard Lily) Guide | Our House Plants

Dieffenbachia amoena dumbcane is a monocot which is commonly cultivated as a houseplant, for its decorative leaves. It is a very popular and hardy shade-loving plant.

Its leaves are large, oblong, and cream or light yellow with deep green spots and stripes in bands along the veins and border.

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Like any other Dieffenbachia its sap is poisonous. Dieffenbachia amoena can be propagated by tip and nodal cuttings. It can attain a height of 6 feet in favourable dieffenbachai. It likes high humidity and a draft-free atmosphere. It should not be placed in front of an air-conditioner unit or fan. After watering its leaf becomes straight and brittle.

So if transportation is required, stop watering for a few days, to prevent the leaves from breaking. Dieffenbachia amoena is considered an unresolved name by The Plant List.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dumbcane Scientific classification Kingdom: Retrieved from ” https: Aroideae House plants Araceae stubs. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles.

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