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Zamioculcas 'Black Raven'

Zamioculcas 'Black Raven'

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The Zamioculcas 'Black Raven', scientifically Zamioculcas zamiifolia Dowon, is a captivating houseplant admired for its unique, dark foliage. The glossy, black leaves are thick and waxy, creating a striking and modern appearance. This ZZ Plant exhibits a compact and upright growth habitand when fully mature, 'Black Raven' typically reaches a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Zamioculcas zamiifolia Dowon

Common: Black Raven ZZ Plant, Black Queen ZZ, Dowon ZZ Plant, Jet-Black Raven ZZ Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Low-Bright, Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Low
  • 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 get a ZZ to flower, you need to provide 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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