Commonly known as the Corn plant or Mass cane, the largest cane of this plant has the greatest need for water. Do not over water the small canes since they can easily rot. Do not expose this plant to natural light. Use only fluorescent and incandescent artificial light with this plant in the office. The plant soil should be kept uniformly moist. Allow the soil to dry between waterings. Wait one year, then begin light monthly fertilization, with a commercial all-purpose fertilizer.