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Dieffenbachia cultivars

Family Name: Araceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Lots of Water Occasional Misting Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Foliage Woody


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet Type

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Shrub
Plant Shape Shrubby

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Container Planting, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade, Full Sun
Water Preference Occasional Misting, Lots of Water


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth, Leathery, Thick
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Margin Entire

Non - Foliar and Storage

Stem Type & Modification Herbaceous
Root Type Underground

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Master ID 34041
Species ID 8457
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Species record last updated on: 07 May 2021.