Dieffenbachia plant pronounced (deef-en-BOK-ee-uh) known also as the “Dumb Cane” makes an excellent tropical houseplant. “Dieffs” tolerance of shade makes them a good plant to begin learning the basics of indoor houseplant care.
'Compacta' is a perfect houseplant variety that can also purify the indoor air. It grows light green leaves, dotted strongly with cream-yellow shade in the center. This compact variety can be displayed on the tabletop.
Keep in mind that all dieffenbachia varieties contain oxalic acid that may cause skin allergy after physical contact if you’re sensitive. It is advisable to keep the plant away from the reach curious pets and kids if there’s a risk of ingestion.