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Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow'

 

Dumb cane 'Tropic Snow'

Dieffenbachia has, large decorative leaves in dark and light shades of greens. It can grow to between 2m and 3m tall although houseplants typically reach 1.3m. It prefers filtered bright light. Water thoroughly, allowing it to dry a little between waterings. The common name “Dumb Cane” come from the fact that the juice from this plant paralyses the vocal chords!Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow' is one of the largest dieffenbachia plants. The canes sport large, oblong green leaves that are variegated with white or cream. This robust plant is can grow up to 2m though houseplants average about 1.3m in height. Place it in a large container to make a decorative impact.

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plant Features
  • Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Dumb cane Tropic Snow is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Dumb cane 'Tropic Snow'

Latin name

Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow'

type

Flowering plant

family

Araceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Dumb cane Tropic Snow is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Dumb cane Tropic Snow likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Dumb cane Tropic Snow is 0.50meters x 2.00meters 0.50 M 2.00 M

Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow'

Dieffenbachia has, large decorative leaves in dark and light shades of greens. It can grow to between 2m and 3m tall although houseplants typically reach 1.3m. It prefers filtered bright light. Water thoroughly, allowing it to dry a little between waterings. The common name “Dumb Cane” come from the fact that the juice from this plant paralyses the vocal chords!Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow' is one of the largest dieffenbachia plants. The canes sport large, oblong green leaves that are variegated with white or cream. This robust plant is can grow up to 2m though houseplants average about 1.3m in height. Place it in a large container to make a decorative impact.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

With a minimum temperature of 5 °C (41 °F), dieffenbachia must be grown indoors in temperate areas. They need light, but filtered sunlight through a window is usually sufficient. They also need moderately moist soil, which should be regularly fertilised with a proprietary houseplant fertiliser. Leaves will periodically roll up and fall off to make way for new leaves.

 
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