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Dieffenbachia seguine 'Reflector'

Regular price£22.00

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.



Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.



I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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Useful Information

Plant Bio

Dieffenbachia seguine is part of the Araceae family and its native range is Caribbean to S. Tropical America. ‘Reflector’ is a cultivar of unknown origin, leaves are ovate-oblong, dark green with chartreuse variegation.

Dieffenbachia is New Latin and was named after German horticulturalist, Ernst Dieffenbach.

Pot Size: ø 17cm.

Height: Approximately 65cm from base of pot.

Terracotta pot not included.

Light: Bright indirect light, meaning the plant sees the sun for 0-4 hours per day - this could be through trees or a translucent curtain, it’s important for the plant to see the sky in order to thrive. 

Water: Dieffenbachia prefer their substrate to be consistently moist, allow the top inch of the mix to dry out. Pour water slowly over the top of the substrate and allow the water to pass through the drainage holes. If your plant is in a darker spot, allow the mix to dry out more thoroughly.

Potting mix: A well draining mix composed of coco coir, perlite or vermiculite, orchid bark and worm castings. 

Fertilising: Feed your plant every other watering during the growing season or when you observe active growth. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.

Temperature: 18-29°C.

Humidity: At least 60% but Dieffenbachia adapt well to average home humidity. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a watered pebble tray or using a humidifier.

Dieffenbachia are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children, wash hands if you get sap on them.



Is Dieffenbachia good for indoors?

Dieffenbachia grows best indoors as it needs moderate temperatures and humid environments. If you can’t provide these consistent conditions outside then you should keep it indoors, where you have greater control over the growing environments. 


Do Dieffenbachia like to be misted?

Misting plants has very little impact on increasing humidity.

How dangerous is Dieffenbachia 'Reflector'?

Dieffenbachia ‘Reflector’ and other members of the Araceae family can be dangerous if ingested. This plant’s cells contain calcium oxalate crystal called raphides which, when chewed, can cause a temporary burning sensation in the mouth as well as inflammation. 

When should I repot a Dumb Cane plant?

Repot a Dumb Cane plant when it fills its pot. These plants develop a trunk over time and lose lower leaves. Repot the plant in moist, well-drained potting mix with perlite to ensure that water can easily drain out.   

Delivery & Returns


Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 


We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

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