You will need
- - the stalk of the dieffenbachia;
- - rubber gloves;
- - drainage;
- - river sand;
- humus is the earth.
- - ground sheet;
- peat land;
- - wood charcoal.
When planting you got apical stem of dieffenbachia, or you want to rejuvenate stretched to the height of the old plant that has lost its decorative look, you can root the cuttings in water. This method is familiar to many flower growers. Place the cutting in a soft water at room temperature and put in a bright location with temperatures of twenty to twenty-four degrees. Ensure that the plant does not fall to direct sunlight. From time to time wipe the leaves with a damp cloth.
When the rooted cuttings grow to two to three inches, put the plant in the ground. To do this, select a clay pot of medium size. Of course, you can use the more decorative plastic pots, but clay containers due to its porous structure best adjustable humidity earthen clod.
A quarter of the height of the pot make a layer of any drainage that you use for planting flowers. It can be ceramic or ceramic drainage. Some growers use as drainage chips from packing foam in the mixture with the hydrogel. Over the drainage place a small layer of washed river sand.
Dieffenbachia grows well in slightly acidic loose soil. To prepare this soil, mix one part river sand, two parts humus earth, the four parts of leaf and the same quantity of peat land. Sometimes it is recommended to add to the soil mix a bit of crushed charcoal.
Lightly moisten the soil and vysypite it in the pot over the drainage and sand. Plant rooted cutting and lightly seal the soil mixture around it. Place the plant in a warm place without direct sunlight.
Pour dieffenbachia soft water after the soil mix dry out. Every two weeks, wipe the leaves with a damp cloth.
Since the juice of dieffenbachia is poisonous, it is recommended to use this plant in rubber gloves. Also, keep this plant in a place which can't get children and Pets.