Dieffenbachia Tropic Marianne - Plant
Description for Dieffenbachia Tropic Marianne
Its large, waxy, green leaves are mottled with blotches of white, cream or yellow. As its lower leaves are shed its stem becomes more evident. All parts of this plant are poisonous if eaten and its sap may cause skin irritation.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Dumbcane||White||Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer||3 to 10 feet.||Easy.|
Planting and care
With a minimum temperature of 5 degrees C (41 degreesF), dieffenbachia must be grown indoors in temperate areas.
They need light, but filtered sunlight through a window is usually sufficient.
They also need moderately moist soil, which should be regularly fertilized with a proprietary house plant fertilizer.
Leaves will periodically roll up and fall off to make way for new leaves.
Yellowing of the leaves is generally a sign of problematic conditions, such as a nutrient deficiency in the soil.
Dieffenbachia responds well to hot temperatures and dry climates.
|Bright light but not direct sunlight.||Well draining soil.||Average Water.||17 to 27 degrees C||During the primary growing season March Through October feed every other week when watering using a complete liquid food. During the winter months use NO fertilizer and water only.|
Caring for Dieffenbachia Tropic Marianne
- When potting or repotting plants, spring time is best just before the growing season begins.
Rotate the dieffenbachia house plant regularly to provide adequate light to all sides of the plant and prevent it from reaching toward the light on one side.
Typical uses of Dieffenbachia Tropic Marianne
Ornamental use: The large and showy dieffenbachia can be the perfect living decoration for the home or office.