Dieffenbachia
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Zone 2428 | cmkent added on December 15, 2015 | Answered

Does the water that drips off the leaves of dieffenbachia plant harm a laquered floor? Thanks Christine

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on December 17, 2015

The droplets are the byproduct of transpiration--the excess water from the plant.
It likely contains some sap from the plant. I would certainly be safe and move the plant to another area or place it on a tray that would protect your floor.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/dumb-cane/growing-dumbcane-dieffenbachia.htm

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