The Q&A Archives: Why are my leaves loosing all color and turning white?

Question: My Leaves to my diffenbachia are turning white! Is my plant dying what can I do to save it?

Answer: The variegation or patterning on the leaves of this plant changes in response to the amount of light the plant receives. It will be greener in a low light situation and show more of the paler pattern in a brighter situation. The longer daylength of summer is enough to cause a visible change even though the plant has not been moved. I think this is probably what you are seeing.

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