Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’

Common Names: Camo Dumb Cane

Overview: Our Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’ is a striking houseplant that will captivate you with its distinctive foliage. Each leaf of this plant presents a fascinating blend of cream, green, and yellow hues, making it a spectacular centerpiece for your indoor garden. Native to the tropics, ‘Camouflage’ appreciates a warm environment, bright, indirect light, and regular watering for optimal growth. It grows up to 2-3 feet tall, making it perfect for tabletops, desks, or floor displays.

Note: Dieffenbachia contains a sap that can be irritating to pets and humans if ingested or touched, so handle with care and keep out of reach of pets and children.

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Description

You are Going to Want to see This!

Introduce a touch of tropical elegance to your indoor plant collection with the Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’. This exotic houseplant stands out with its large, glossy leaves, painted with a unique mix of green shades, cream, and white, creating a captivating ‘camouflage’ effect.

Caring for your Dumb Cane

Dumb Cane, or Dieffenbachia, is a popular choice for indoor gardening due to its lush, tropical foliage and relatively easy care. Care for the Dieffenbachia involves moderate watering and occasional feeding during the growing season. With its visually pleasing foliage and low-maintenance needs, it’s a perfect choice for elevating your interior décor while also promoting a healthier living space.

Light

Dieffenbachia plants prefer bright, indirect light. They can tolerate lower light conditions, although their growth might slow and their variegated leaves can become more green. However, too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, leaving them with unsightly brown spots. If you’re growing Dumb Cane indoors, placing it near an east or north-facing window is usually ideal. For south or west-facing windows, use blinds or curtains to filter the intense afternoon sun.

Temperature 

As a tropical plant, Dieffenbachia prefers warmer temperatures. A range between 60°F (15°C) to 75°F (24°C) is typically ideal. It’s important to avoid drastic temperature changes, which can stress the plant. Therefore, keep the plant away from drafts, air conditioners, or heating vents.

In terms of humidity, Dumb Cane prefers higher levels, reflecting its natural rainforest habitat. While it can adapt to average indoor humidity, the plant will appreciate additional humidity, especially during dry winter months. This can be achieved by using a humidifier, placing a tray filled with water near the plant, or grouping plants together.

Water

Dieffenbachia likes a moderate amount of water. During the growing season (spring and summer), keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy. Overwatering can lead to root rot, a common issue with houseplants. A good rule of thumb is to let the top inch of the soil dry out between waterings.

In terms of feeding, a balanced, water-soluble houseplant fertilizer can be applied every four to six weeks during the growing season. This provides the nutrients needed for healthy growth and vibrant foliage. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding dilution rates, as over-fertilization can damage the plant.

Soil 

The ideal potting mix for Dieffenbachia is one that is well-draining and rich in organic matter. A high-quality potting soil mixed with some perlite or coarse sand is usually a good choice. Repotting is generally needed every 2-3 years or when the plant outgrows its current pot. When repotting, it’s a good opportunity to check the roots for signs of overwatering or disease.

Pruning and Propagation

Pruning your Dumb Cane helps maintain its shape and size. You can also remove any yellowing or diseased leaves to improve the plant’s overall health. Always use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to make clean cuts.

Dieffenbachia can be easily propagated by stem cuttings. To do this, cut a piece of stem that is 4-6 inches long and contains at least one node. You can place the cutting in water until roots form, then plant it in potting soil.

Pest and Diseases

Dieffenbachia is relatively hardy but can occasionally be affected by pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. These pests can be controlled using insecticidal soap or neem oil. Always isolate an infected plant from others to prevent the spread of pests.

Overwatering or poor drainage can lead to root rot, a common disease. Signs of this include yellowing leaves and a foul smell coming from the soil. If this occurs, repot the plant, removing any diseased roots, and ensure you adjust your watering routine.

Dieffenbachia is toxic if ingested and can cause irritation upon skin contact. The plant should be kept away from pets and children. If skin contact occurs, wash the area thoroughly with soap and water.

Additional information

Zone

10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Medium Shade, Partial Shade

Mature Height

4 ft – 6 ft

Spacing

4 ft – 6 ft

3 reviews for Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’

  1. Lauren G. (verified owner)

    A lot bigger than I thought he would be and so pretty! Packaged with the utmost care. I would definitely shop here again. Great, healthy plant!!

  2. Melisa A Schilling (verified owner)

  3. Virginia G (verified owner)

  4. Jacqueline Baker

    The leaves of my dieffenbachia is turning brown at the ends an sagging. What am I doing wrong? Help

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Why others chose the Dieffenbachia ‘Camouflage’

My all time favourite plant. Easy to care for and the foliage is simply gorgeous.

This is my 3rd Dumb Cane plant and it’s literally the easiest plant to care for.

I love dieffenbachias because they can tolerate low/medium light and are so easy to care for.