The Main Plant entry for Dieffenbachias (Dieffenbachia)

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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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Photo by jacobsot
Location: Sebastian,  Florida
Date: 2019-10-16
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2019-05-03
Location: My indoor garden
Date: 2019-11-03
Possible cultivar ID: Exotica
Location: Cypress Gardens, Florida
Location: Virginia Beach
Date: March 7 2022
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
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Photo by jacobsot
Location: Port Orange, Florida
Date: 2018-07-04
Location: Sebastian,  Florida
Date: 2020-07-24
Location: Cordoba, Argentina

Date: 2016-03-08

Date: 2021-09-19
Location: Arkansas
Date: 2019-07-31
Rescued from the "depot" garden center, for $5, infested with ton
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-08-16
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Portland Nursery, Portland Or.
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Photo by papa
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2015-11-07

Date: 2015-11-16
Location: Banff, Canada | July, 2022
Date: 2022-07-31
Location: Banff, Canada | July, 2022
Date: 2022-07-31
Location: Arkansas
Date: 2019-08-03
Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Illinois
Date: 2018-09-17
Photo by 1Badmerk
Photo by 1Badmerk
Photo by papa
Location: My green house
Date: 2-19-2013
the leaves are dying off. I only water it once a week and just re
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-11-19
Location: Port Orange, Florida
Date: 2018-07-01
Location: Sebastian,  Florida
Date: 2021-07-28

Date: 2017-05-21
need help identifying type of plant
Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.
Date: 2012-07-01

Date: 2014-03-17
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2016-12-06
Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.
Date: 2015-12-05
Plant in the middle.
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-08-16
Location: austria / Wiener Neustadt
Date: 2015-09-29
Photo by papa
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-11-19
left side
Location: Ohio
Variegated Dieffenbachia
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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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