Deiffenbachia leaf problem

brain_mn(4)February 2, 2011

A couple of leaves on my small Dieffenbachia have weird translucent ares on them, mostly around the edges. It looks like of like when you put a greasy burger on a piece of paper, and the paper turns a little bit clear.

Any thoughts?


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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Cold damage?

    Bookmark   February 5, 2011 at 1:28AM
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GrowHappy(z7 MD)

I agree with the previous poster. If you have exposed the plant to cold temperatures or even a cold draft in your house, it will have this kind of effect. Dieffenbachias are quite sensitive to cold temps/drafts. The damaged leaf will not repair itself. You just need to make sure it is not exposed to cold any further and wait for new growth.

    Bookmark   February 9, 2011 at 10:25PM
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