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PlantFiles: Bause Dieffenbachia, Bause Dumb Cane
Dieffenbachia x bausei

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dieffenbachia (def-en-BAH-kee-ah) (Info)
Species: x bausei

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow
Pale Green
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ronster1266 On Dec 15, 2008, ronster1266 from Montrose, MI wrote:

This plant has proven interesting. I came about this plant about a year ago, I was given about a 6in peace of stem and i stuck it upright in about 2in of water. It took a couple of months but finally rooted after it got a good solid root it eventually sprouted a leaf. I planted it in a pot and it has begun growing like crazy.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Smyrna, Georgia
Cherryville, North Carolina
Broaddus, Texas
Trinity, Texas



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