last year after all the Christmas decorations were put away I
ventured over to my local gardening store. There I found two
Dieffenbachia on sale. They were among the many other plants
that no one wanted. All colorfully wrapped in red foil and on their
last leg-I rescued them!
plant has a mouth numbing substance in the leaves and stems.
Word of caution- if the plant is eaten it can be toxic.
stems. They do well in bright filtered light with temperatures from
60-75 degrees. Water thoroughly and let soil dry out to depth of
about 1 inch. Fertilize every 2-3 weeks. Propagation by cane