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Zamioculcas 'ZZ'

Zamioculcas 'ZZ'

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The Zamioculcas zamiifolia or 'ZZ' plant is drought-tolerant and very low-maintenance, making it perfect for beginners and experts alike. This semi-succulent can typically grow up to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide at a slow to moderate rate, depending on how much light it receives. The ZZ plant produces waxy, glossy, light green leaves from its extended horizontal rhizome shoots in a spiraling pattern.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Common: ZZ Plant, Eternity Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Low-Bright, Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • To encourage your ZZ to flower, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions. While ZZ plants are tolerant of low light, more light increases the chances of flowering.
  • Remember that ZZ plants are drought-tolerant semi-succulents. You're much more likely to over-water than to underwater.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Araceae family, also known as the arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
  • The ZZ plant is native to Eastern Africa. Specifically, it can be found in countries like Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, among others..
  • The ZZ plant is highly drought-tolerant, thanks to its rhizomatous roots that can store water. This makes it an ideal plant for forgetful waterers or those who travel frequently.
  • As a semi-succulent, the ZZ plant stores water in its rhizomes, which are fleshy, underground stems.
  • It has air-purifying qualities and can help improve indoor air quality
  • The ZZ Plant is also known as the "Eternity Plant" because of its ability to withstand tough conditions
  • In the realm of Feng Shui, the ZZ plant is considered to bring good luck and prosperity.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance
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Samantha
Shopping with Mental Houseplants has been a wonderful experience!

There was such a large selection it was actually kinda hard for me to decide because there were so many plants that I had been wanting. I ended up going with the Zamioculcas ZZ, Monstera Swiss Cheese, Peperomia Marble, and the Calathea Makoyana. After ordering my plants it was not long at all for them to be processed and shipped. The way they were shipped was quite good, they were wrapped in plastic to keep the soil from escaping the pots and to keep it moist. The plants all looked super good too. I will say, I did have to repot most of them right away because they were slightly rootbound but I was going to do that anyway so it was fine. All and all I love my plants and am very happy with them.