80 - 90cm Dieffenbachia Galaxy Dumb Cane House Plant in 24cm Pot


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Dieffenbachia Galaxy, also known as Dumb Cane, is a popular indoor plant with large, colorful leaves. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Dieffenbachia healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Dieffenbachia prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light, but it may not grow as quickly or produce as many leaves. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. Do not let the soil completely dry out between watering, but avoid overwatering as it can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Dieffenbachia loves high humidity. You can increase humidity by misting the plant with water, placing a humidifier near the plant, or grouping it with other plants to create a mini greenhouse effect.

  4. Temperature: Dieffenbachia prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C). Keep the plant away from cold drafts and windows.

  5. Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to control its size and shape or to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will also help promote new growth.

  7. Repotting: Dieffenbachia should be repotted every two to three years. Use a well-draining soil mix and a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.

  8. Pests: Dieffenbachia can be prone to spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  9. Soil: Dieffenbachia prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil to create a soil mix that is well-draining and nutrient-rich.

  10. Toxicity: Dieffenbachia is toxic to humans and pets if ingested. Keep it out of reach of children and pets and wash your hands thoroughly after handling the plant.

Following these care tips will help your Dieffenbachia thrive and stay healthy. With its large, colorful leaves, it is sure to be a beautiful addition to your indoor garden.