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Dieffenbachia Amy

Size: 4 inch
Style: Grower Pot

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  •  Dieffenbachia Amy, or Dumb Cane Amy, is a member of the Araceae family. This fast-growing tree is originally from the tropical Central and South America areas and the Caribbean. It has huge oval green leaves with creamy white speckled variegation.

    Dieffenbachia Amy can grow up to 6 feet in height and 3 feet in width in ideal conditions. The large, showy, and stunning foliage makes this plant a beautiful decorative element for any living space.

     As a beautiful ornamental houseplant, Amy Dumb Cane is also very useful in purifying and detoxifying indoor air environments.

  • Amy has medium light requirements. It thrives in bright indirect, diffused sunlight or partial shade. Avoid harsh direct sunlight.

     Amy needs light watering. Only water when the top 2'' of the soil is dry. Water thoroughly and let excess water drains well to avoid root rot. Start with watering once per week and monitor the soil to decide on your schedule. This plant needs less watering in winter.

     This plant prefers soils that can retain some moisture but still drain well. You can add some peat moss and perlite to regular potting mix soil to increase aeration and drainage.

     This plant should be kept in temperatures between 60°F-80°F and a high humidity level (at least 50% all year round). Use a humidifier and mist your plant when the weather is dry, especially during winter.

     This plant should be fertilized once per month during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.

     This plant contains calcium oxalate and can be toxic to animals so keep it out of reach of curious children and pets.

  • USDA Zone 10-12

    USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

    USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

    USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

    USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

  • Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. If your plant comes with a clay pot, it will be meticulously bubble wrapped as well. There will be wooden stakes positioned in the soil to support the plant and keep it secured during shipping. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    Our packaging materials are:
    • 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
    • 100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
    • Bubblewrap will only be used for clay/ ceramic pots
    • Wooden stake to support the plant.


    *All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants with protective packaging. Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. All plants are guaranteed for 30 days after arrival. Therefore, please contact us immediately via info@bestplantfriend.com if you receive your package and are not satisfied.

    When you purchase online, your plants have to go through lots of stress while traveling so they may need a few days to adjust to their new environment and thrive. If your plant does not perk back up after a few days of care, let us know and we will send replacements free of charge. Remember that we always try our best to accommodate you.
  • It’s advised that you should repot the plant as soon as you get it. After repotting, your new houseplant will most likely struggle with transplant shock. It may appear droopy, faded, or have a slower growth rate than usual during this time. This is completely normal, and it’s also normal for transplant shock to hit especially hard after repotting a brand-new houseplant. To make sure your plant has plenty of time to adjust to its new surroundings, wait a day after potting and water your plant. Make sure any excess water drains completely from the pot afterward. Monitor your soil’s moisture levels daily to start creating a watering routine. To help perk up your new houseplant, we recommend adding a little water-soluble fertilizer, compost, or sugar water to your soil to boost its nutrients and help it grow.