Dieffenbachia Maculata Amy Dumb Cane House Plant 6cm Pot



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Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' is a popular houseplant known for its attractive foliage, which is marked with green and white variegation. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' healthy:

  1. Light: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can burn the leaves. It can also tolerate low light conditions, but it may result in less vibrant variegation.

  2. Water: Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Use room temperature water to avoid shocking the plant's roots.

  3. Humidity: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' prefers moderate to high humidity. You can increase humidity by using a humidifier, placing a tray of water near the plant, or misting the leaves.

  4. Temperature: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C) and does not tolerate cold drafts or sudden temperature changes.

  5. Soil: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.

  6. Fertilizer: Feed your Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Do not fertilize during the winter months.

  7. Pruning: Prune your Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' to maintain its shape and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.

  8. Propagation: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' can be propagated by stem cuttings, which should be taken in the spring or summer.

  9. Toxicity: Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' is toxic to pets and humans. The sap of the plant can cause irritation and swelling in the mouth and throat if ingested.

By following these tips, you can help your Dieffenbachia maculata 'Amy' thrive and enjoy its attractive foliage in your home or office.

Dieffenbachia Maculata Amy Dumb Cane House Plant 6cm Pot House Plant