Dieffenbachia Sarah is one of the species of genus dieffenbachia that is easy to care and drought tolerant. Dieffenbachia Sarah is native to Mexico and is categorized under plants family araceae. Dieffenbachia Sarah was named after Herr Joseph Dieffenbach, who was head gardener at the Royal Palace Gardens. It is one of the most popular indoor plant.
Dieffenbachia Sarah | How To Take Care
Due to it’s attractive foliage it is considered as a popular option for indoor houseplant. One of the interesting story related with Dieffenbachia Sarah is that it was a part of NASA Clean Air Study program. According to the different independent test, it is found to have an element to improve indoor air quality by cleaning xylene and toluene.
Dieffenbachia Sarah thrives in temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). That means you need to avoid exposing it to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) and it prefer higher humidity levels. It requires to be watered once in a week.
How Toxic Is Dieffenbachia?
Dieffenbachia plants are considered toxic to pets and humans as the sap of the dieffenbachia plant contains calcium oxalate crystals. Dieffenbachia plants can cause skin irritation and discomfort. For cats, Dieffenbachia can cause death from asphyxiation.
Pot Size for Dieffenbachia
Pot Size: 10 inch plastic pot
Plant Size : 10 – 20 inch approx
Medium : Potting mix