Common Names: Dumbcane, Giant Dumbcane, Charming Dumbcane, Leopard Lily
Origin: Central and South America
Growth: Upwards, clumping
Light: Bright, indirect
Foot Candles: 150 - 225
Water: Let dry partially
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 28°C
Soil: Regular potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, living wall
Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly
Propagation: Cutting or division
Interiorscape Use: Low-maintenance office plant, employee personal plant
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Root rot if sitting in water. Lower leaves can get pushed off by new growth. Water on leaves can cause scorch spots.
Comments: Several attractive varieties available and is very difficult to kill.
Toxicity: The sap of the plant is acrid and when ingested will numb the throat and vocal cords. The sap is highly irritating to the skin and any interactions with the plant which result in sap exposure should be washed thoroughly. It can also damage the cornea of the eye. Only the sap is toxic.