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Dumb Cane
Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia 'Alfredo'
Family: Araceae
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia  'Alfredo') Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: Indoor plants
USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep inside in winter

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Tropical Americas

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, up to 6 feet tall (1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water, rot easily if overwatered

Propagation: Air layering, root cuttings, stem cuttings laid horizontally in compost

Cultural Practices:
Feed twice a month when the plant is growing. Cut back old, leggy stems at 6 inches high (15 cm), to force new shoots.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

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