How to care for Dieffenbachia 'Sterling'
Light: Part sun, part shade
Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.
Watering need: Medium demand
This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.
Fertilizing need: Medium demand
Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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Contains calcium oxalate, so handle it with care (use gloves) and make sure that it's out of reach of kids and pets.Read more
The Best Way to Water Your Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachias thrive when they get plenty of water, but it's also important not to overwater them. It may also be a good idea to wear gloves when handling them as their sap can irritate the skin.
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How to Fertilize Your Plant
Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.
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The best way to repot your Dieffenbachia
Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.
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How to Mist Your Plant
It's best to mist your plants in the morning, when the sun is not too strong and the temperature is cooler. This will give the water time to evaporate before the heat of the day sets in.
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