Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia seguine Form:
Common Name:dumb cane Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AraceaeHabit: Arching, Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Central America, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Succulent, Glabrous, Oblanceolate, Ovate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Spadix (& spathe), White, Yellow, Jun- May- Apr
Fruit: Berry (true), Red Orange
Exposure:
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves large, variegated with cream mottling in center, green margins and midrib; trunk sometimes single with spaced horizontal woody rings up the entire length.