The Main Plant entry for Dieffenbachias (Dieffenbachia)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Dieffenbachias.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.

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Common names
  • Dumb Cane
  • Dumbcane

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Plant ID by Calif_Sue May 24, 2017 7:22 AM 2
Dieffenbachia? by kniphofia Mar 18, 2019 3:31 AM 3
This is not the cultivar 'Camouflage' by plantladylin Aug 18, 2019 11:25 AM 3
I do not believe this is Aglaonema by plantladylin Jul 1, 2021 10:57 AM 9

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