The ZZ Plant is characterized by its thick waxy green leaves. It's a great air-purifying plant and perfect for beginners.
Common names: Zamioculcas, Zanzibar Gem.
This plant is tough 💪 perfect for the forgetful plant owner. This hardy plant is able to survive for months without water and will grow well in any light except direct sun. Requires very little water and does best when it is basically ignored.
- Plant Height: 30-40CM
- Pot Diameter: 12CM
*Decorative pot is included. Some of these pots don't have a drainage hole, so we recommend keeping the plant in its original pot to remove the excess water.
Light: The ZZ Plant prefers medium to bright indirect light, but it is extremely adaptable. It will tolerate low light and fluorescent lighting in a windowless space. Avoid direct sunlight.
Water: Water your ZZ Plant only when the soil is completely dry for a while. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.
Temperature & Humidity: This plant does not require any extra humidity. Keep the temperature above 15C.
Fertilizer: Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for indoor plants. (Optional)
Toxicity: ZZ Plants are mildly toxic to pets and humans. Typically, ingestion will cause mouth and stomach irritation and possible vomiting. It is recommended to keep away from pets' reach.
- As a survival technique, the ZZ Plant has evolved to start dropping its leaflets to conserve moisture during periods of severe drought.
- If you forget to water yours and see the leaves fall off, don’t give up hope! Water your plant immediately and it should come back.
- Yellow leaves can indicate overwatering.
- Only overwatering and cold temperatures can kill this plant.
General ZZ Plant Care Tips
Plants might have slight variations in color, texture, finish, and size. You can expect there will be some differences from what is displayed on our website because you are choosing a one-of-a-kind piece from mother nature.