This plant is one of the more common houseplants and is very easy to grow. Dieffenbachia requires moist soil, so water frequently. You may also place a tray under the pot with water in it to help in keeping the plants soil moist at all times. This houseplant prefers to be within 5 to 8 feet of a window, but will survive lower light levels. The Dieffenbachia contains a toxic sap thus giving the name Dumb Cane, so please keep out of reach of children or animals that may try and eat the plant. Common varieties include CAMILLE, COMPACTA & TROPIC SNOW.