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Dieffenbachia Araceae

Dumb Cane | Compacta

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Happy in both light & shade
High water requirements
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Dieffenbachia's are often given a hard time, when actually their care requirements are pretty simple. Follow a few simple guidelines and you'll be rewarded with one of the best houseplants a green-fingered fellow could ask for. Water a little at a time and more regularly - they don't appreciate a sporadic drenching. They also suit low,  dappled lighting which most of our homes offer plentifully as the sun moves around our homes. Rotate your Dumb can often to encourage straight growth.

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Average Plant Height 30-40 cm
Internal Pot Diameter 12 cm
Botanical Names Dieffenbachia Araceae
Other Names Dumb Cane , Leopard Lily
Pet Friendly Not pet friendly
Air Purifying Air purifying plant
Water Requirements High water requirements
Light Requirements Happy in both light & shade

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Other Names For Dumb Cane | Compacta Houseplant

Dieffenbachia Araceae, Dumb Cane and Leopard Lily.

Houseplant & Indoor Plant Care

Dumb Cane | Compacta Care Guide

A well-draining potting mix is the Dumb cane's number one priority as they like a consistently moist, but not soggy soil. Improper lighting will show on the leaves if it's not happy - so it's best to position in in a filtered light position - such as sunlight that shines through a sheer curtain.

Dumb Cane | Compacta Light & Water Requirements

I have High water requirements and I am Happy in both light & shade.

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    John W.
    March, 2024
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Top quality, well packaged. Quickly delivered...

    Top quality, well packaged. Quickly delivered in full.

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    February, 2024
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Great experience ordering houseplants. The plants...

    Great experience ordering houseplants. The plants all arrived quickly, well-packaged, and they look lovely and fresh.

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    Charlotte B.
    May, 2023
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Always buy my plants from houseplants....

    Always buy my plants from houseplants. Always amazingly packed and great quality

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    Dean L.
    May, 2023
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Fantastic plants at a fantastic price....

    Fantastic plants at a fantastic price. Great response time and great quality. Highly recommend

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    Karen W.
    December, 2022
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    5 Stars

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    Rose R.
    October, 2022
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Excellent quality

    The plants were all very healthy. They were exceptionally well packaged so that they arrived in perfect condition.

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    September, 2022
    Dumb Cane | Compacta ordered with other items

    Rescue Me!

    I ordered 4x plants, 2 of which were 'Rescue Me', so I wasn't too sure how much rescuing they would need, but all plants arrived quickly, well packaged and in very healthy condition. Fantastic value overall and would definitely order again with no concerns.