I have recently propagated my dieffenbachia one is looking a little droopy in a Med pot, the others are perky, what should I do?

Zone Johannesburg | wendy@golfofcourse.co.za added on August 2, 2018 | Answered

The plant is in a large bathroom with ample filtering light.

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Answered on August 4, 2018

Could you include a photo? This sounds like it is too moist, with not enough drying out of the soil. Bathrooms can get quite humid if there is not plenty of ventilation.

I would make sure to only water when it is almost dry. If you water it before it has time to dry out a little, it will come down with an infection, which can be harder to cure than prevent.

This article will help you with their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/dumb-cane/growing-dumbcane-dieffenbachia.htm

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Answered on August 5, 2018

Thank you for the advise, plant seems to be coming right, as I have been placing tissue paper under pot to absorb excess water, did this for 4 days, plant not so droopy.

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