Zamioculcas (ZZ Plant)


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The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas) may look exotic, but it’s easy to care for and an excellent starter plant for an indoor tropical collection. A hardy disposition, along with drought and low-light tolerance makes the ZZ Plant an excellent houseplant choice for busy homeowners

Also known as Zanzibar Gem or Emerald Palm, the ZZ Plant caries a profusion of deep-green, waxy leaves. Just beneath the soil-surface you’ll notice a large, potato-like tuber. This is where the ZZ Plant stores water to survive in times of drought, nicknamed the infinity plant the only way to do detriment to this plant would be over watering.

Water / Feed

Drought tolerant. Water when slightly dry. Careful not to over water. Apply a balanced liquid feed monthly during summer months.

Temperature / Humidity

Maintain temperatures above 15°C. Don’t sweat it. Any humidity level will do.

Pet / Child Safe

All parts of this plant are toxic and so not good with children or pets.

Geographic Location

Hails from Zanzibar, Kenya, and Eastern Africa

Light / Position

Shade tolerant house plant. Happy mostly anywhere. Avoid direct sunlight.

Growth / Spread

Slow to moderate growth rate depending upon conditions. Ultimate height 1m.

Health Benefit

Air purifying plant, removing benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene.

Soil Type

When repotting use a good quality houseplant compost.