Dieffenbachia ‘Tropic Marianne’

(12 customer reviews)
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    Ships in our standard grower pot which includes drainage holes at the bottom.
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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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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.

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 ‘Tropic Marianne’

Common Name: Tropic Marianne Dumb Cane

Overview: Dieffenbachia ‘Tropic Marianne’ is a striking houseplant, revered for its distinctive and eye-catching foliage, making it a standout addition to any indoor plant collection. This variety is characterized by its large, oblong leaves, which are beautifully variegated with a blend of bright green, yellow, and white hues. The leaves are arranged in a dense, overlapping pattern, emanating from strong, upright stems, giving the plant a lush and full appearance. Reaching an average height of 2-3 feet, Dieffenbachia ‘Tropic Marianne’ is ideal for tabletops, office desks, or as a floor plant. Its ease of care makes it a great choice for both beginners and seasoned plant enthusiasts.

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Caring for your Dumb Cane

Dieffenbachia is a beautiful and rewarding plant to care for. Its low-maintenance nature makes it suitable for plant lovers of all levels. With the right care, your Dieffenbachia will be a vibrant, thriving addition to your indoor garden for years to come. Remember to handle the plant with care, especially when pruning or repotting, due to its toxic sap.


Dieffenbachia flourishes in medium to bright, indirect light. It can adapt to lower light conditions, but this may affect the vibrancy of its leaves. Direct sunlight should be avoided, as it can scorch the leaves, causing brown spots and fading of the variegation.


Watering is a critical aspect of Dieffenbachia care. The soil should be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings. Over-watering can lead to root rot, a common issue with this plant. Check the top inch of the soil; if it’s dry, it’s time to water. Reduce watering in the winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

To increase humidity, especially in dry environments, you can mist the leaves, place a humidifier nearby, or use a pebble tray filled with water.


Use a well-draining potting mix. A mixture of peat, pine bark, and perlite is ideal. Repotting should be done every 2-3 years or when the plant has outgrown its pot. Spring or early summer is the best time to repot. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one to give the roots room to grow.


Fertilize Dieffenbachia every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Avoid fertilizing in the winter when the plant is not actively growing.


Prune Dieffenbachia to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove any yellowed or damaged leaves at the base. You can also cut back the main stem if it becomes too leggy, which will encourage new growth from the base.


Dieffenbachia can be propagated through stem cuttings. Cut a piece of stem about 4-6 inches long with at least one leaf. Let the cutting dry for a few hours to form a callous, then plant in moist soil. Keep the soil moist and in indirect light until new growth appears.

Pest and Disease Management

Common pests include spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. These can be managed with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Diseases like root rot are usually due to overwatering. Ensure proper soil drainage and avoid letting the plant sit in water.

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.

12 reviews for Dieffenbachia ‘Tropic Marianne’

  1. Meagan (verified owner)

    Plant is large and in perfect condition! Gorgeous!

  2. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Plants are just as gorgeous as online, beautiful condition. Exactly as advertised.

  3. Nath McCullough (verified owner)

    Very pleased. This plant is the healthiest of them all and it keeps having new big leaves popping regularly. I love it.

  4. Ruth j. (verified owner)

    Very large plant, much bigger than I thought. Just reported it today and looks very healthy.

  5. Marcos A. (verified owner)

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

    The plant arrived looking full and healthy. It appears to be a more compact variety than some other Dieffenbachia plants and came in an 8″ pot, which seems like the perfect size for its structure. The potting medium was still nice and moist after a few days in transit.

  7. Jerry Gardner (verified owner)

    The seller made sure the weather was good before they shipped my plants. Just received my dieffenbachia today. It is beautiful. Thank you. Will buy from this seller again.

  8. Megan McGowan (verified owner)

  9. Jenn Goyette (verified owner)

    OMG. This plant is so bog and full and lush looking I love it. I am so in love with everything I purchased. Everybody was still healthy and didn’t seem to mind the shipping. So happy and will be back for more as I grow my jungle. Thanks so much!!!

  10. Cornelius Thomas (verified owner)

    This plant just doesn’t ship too well. There’s a fair amount of recovery after it is received.

  11. Melisa A Schilling (verified owner)

  12. Rebecca (verified owner)

    Unbelievable! Huge and dense plant, blew my mind. Great quality and size for $ is unbeatable. My new favorite.

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Why others chose the Dieffenbachia ‘Tropic Marianne’

Beautiful plant. Finally found a large one for sale.

Large beautiful plant and the price was right

Difficult to find a plant if this size especially of this variety in PHX