Dieffenbachia originates from South America or more precisely from Brazil and Colombia. израелски полиетилен за оранжерии
It is a widely used indoor plant in Bulgaria. It is often used not only at home, but also to decorate office and business buildings. It is also used for interior design. It is one of those countless plants suitable for an apartment.
It reaches a height of 1.50 m, but this does not prevent it from being grown indoors. The width of the plant can reach 45 cm. Suitable plant for accent in interior design.
For the proper development of Dieffenbachia it is necessary in winter to be in a place that is constantly exposed to sunlight, while in summer you need to look for a place that is in partial shade, because direct sunlight leads to burning of leaves and deterioration of the decorative effect. of the plant. Light as a factor in the interior environment is very important especially if you have your own greenhouse made of Israeli polyethylene for greenhouses.
This species likes relatively medium temperatures.
In winter it feels relatively good at temperatures in the range of 15 – 20 degrees, and in summer it develops well at temperatures of 20 – 25 degrees.
Dieffenbachia requires high humidity, which is achieved by spraying the leaves in the summer or placing a container of water next to the pot.
Dieffenbachia picta Dry air disrupts the development of the plant and impairs its decorative effect.
Regarding watering, this species develops well when the soil is kept moist in winter and abundantly watered in summer by making good drainage so as not to retain water around the roots of the plant.
Water retention around the roots leads to their rot and plant death. It is nice to have a lot of light in the interior for this plant.
Dieffenbachia loves heavy clay soils, but they must be rich in nutrients in order for the plant to feed.
When the soil is depleted of nutrients, fertilize with a weak liquid fertilizer every two weeks from May to August. Manure can also be used, but it must be well burnt and applied when transplanting the plant. Dieffenbachia picta
Propagation is done by taking cuttings with a length of 5 to 8 cm and placed horizontally in the soil substrate, which is composed of equal amounts of peat and sand.
If the plant is transplanted into a larger pot, it is good to do it in the spring.
Care must be taken when propagating the plant, because the juice is highly poisonous.
It is recommended to use gloves. Be careful that the juice does not reach the mouth, because this leads to loss of speech for a period of time.