Plant Care Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

4.1 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Dumb cane and Dieffenbachia 'Camilla'

Taxonomy

Dieffenbachia 'Camille'
Dieffenbachia
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Water

How often to water your Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Water needs for Dieffenbachia 'Camille'
0.5 cups
every 9

Dieffenbachia 'Camille' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Dieffenbachia 'Camille' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dieffenbachia 'Camille': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dieffenbachia 'Camille' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dieffenbachia 'Camille': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dieffenbachia 'Camille' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Dieffenbachia 'Camille'

Dieffenbachia 'Camille'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 8
Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Dieffenbachia 'Camille' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Mossycabbages avatar
@Mossycabbages
leaf-1 102 Plants
xp 3,045 XP
globe American Fork, UT
12/28/2021

Very quick growing plant with gorgeous green and variegation. Mine grows in ~65% humidity under grow lights with spagnum moss covering the top of the soil and it’s thriving

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Caylincarpenter avatar
@Caylincarpenter
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 189 XP
globe Leicester, NC
11/10/2021

I love it it's my favorite plant, poisonous to cats and sensitive to sun, loves being in front of window but mine hated being outside.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Roger_mrqz avatar
@Roger_mrqz
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 372 XP
03/23/2021

Definitely a survivor type plant and often browns easily, with the right care it can give you really nice growth so be sure of what your plant likes because they can be sensitive.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily

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