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Jeff Shimonski tropica1 at ix.netcom.com
Thu Mar 20 16:34:27 EST 1997

In article <858872534.10695 at dejanews.com>,
	columbus at islandnet.com wrote:

>Does anyone know anything about Dieffenbachia? Mine are emitting drops of
>clear liquid off the leave tips and I have no idea what this means.  I
>bought the plants about 3 weeks ago and know nothing about them other than
>they are a hardy plant.
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 What you are seeing is called "guttation". This is commonly seen on 
Dieffenbachia sp. during periods of high humidity and in my limited 
experience does not denote anything pathological. I have also seen this 
on other species of Aroids.

Happy Growing

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