Zamioculcas zamiifolia, ZZ Plant - Plant

The ZZ Plant is one of the very popular foliage plants used in homes and offices around the world for its small glossy leaves and easy maintenance. ZZ plant is almost impossible to kill.

    What makes it special:
  • NASA recommended indoor air purifier plant.
  • Best plant for AC rooms.
  • Very easy to care and low maintenance plant.
  • Best indoor plant for low light condition.
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1Zamioculcas zamiifolia, ZZ Plant - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Yellow)

About Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Zamioculcas is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae, containing the single species Zamioculcas zamiifolia. It is a tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa, from Kenya south to northeastern South Africa. ZZ plant has attractive and dark green leaves which makes it best for offices and homes.

It is drought tolerant and accepts low-light conditions. ZZ plant flowers very rare when grown indoors but ZZ plants can produce little white, spathe-type flowers almost identical to the flowers of a peace lily. ZZ plant is an excellent air purifier according to NASA which removes toxins such as xylene, toluene, and benzene from the air.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name ZZ Plant, Aroid Palm, Zuzu plant
Maximum Reachable Height 1-2 meters.
Flower Colour Greenish White.
Bloom Time Rarely bloom
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


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Sunlight

  • Natural indirect / artificial bright light is ideal for money plant growth.
  • Protect from direct sunlight.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • Feed the plant with organic fertilizer once in a two months.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Protect from direct sunlight.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Zamioculcas zamiifolia care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light
    Watering Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 20 to 35 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once in two months.

    Zamioculcas zamiifolia special feature

    Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.

    Zamioculcas zamiifolia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It makes an excellent container or house plant

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is a ZZ plant good for?

    ZZ plant is good for decoration of a room that receives low light or AC rooms and those who want to a plant with very less water requirements.

    What is ZZ plant?

    Zamioculcas zamiifolia (ZZ) plant is a succulent that can grow in low light conditions and with very less water requirements. It can also grow in AC rooms but away from AC vents.

    When to plant ZZ cuttings?

    Start planting cuttings of ZZ plant in Spring or Summer season.

    Do ZZ plants like to be pot bound?

    No plant like to be pot bound. If you observe pot bound condition for your ZZ plant then consider re-potting it.

    What fertilizer can be applied for ZZ plant?

    Any organic fertilizer like vermicompost or succulent specific fertilizer like Succulent Booster.

    When to fertilize ZZ plant?

    ZZ plant does not require much fertilizers for its growth. However, Apply organic fertilizer once in a month (January - March)

    Do ZZ plants grow fast?

    ZZ plant is a relatively slow growing plant.

    Can ZZ plant grow in water?

    It recommended to grow ZZ plant is well drained soil and not in water directly.

    What size of pot can be used for ZZ plant?

    The pot size depends on the size of plant. The pot should be large enough to accommodate the roots and tubers of ZZ plant easily leaving room for its growth.

    Do ZZ plants like humidity?

    ZZ plant likes moderate humidity.

    Where to place ZZ plant?

    Place ZZ plants indoor at a location receiving indirect bright light like Living room, Bedroom, Balcony receiving indirect light etc.

    Does ZZ plant need drainage?

    Yes, ZZ plant grows best in a pot with well drained soil in pot with drainage holes.

    Why is my ZZ plant turning brown?

    ZZ plant turns brown mostly because of root rot that is caused due to overwatering of plant.

    Does ZZ plant bloom?

    Yes, ZZ plant is flowering plant which rarely blooms a flower with attractive spathe.

    Can ZZ plants go outside?

    No, ZZ plants require indirect bright light for growth and should be protected from direct sunlight.

    Why is my ZZ plant dying?

    Most common reason for ZZ plant dying is root rot due to overwatering.

    Does ZZ plant need sunlight?

    No, ZZ plant does not require direct sunlight.

    When to water ZZ plant?

    Apply water to your ZZ plant when soil in the pot (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch.

    Can ZZ plants be propagated from stem cuttings?

    Yes, ZZ plant can be propagated from stem cuttings.

    When to repot ZZ plant?

    If the plant starts to outgrow its current pot or the roots start coming out of drainage holes, its time to re pot your ZZ plant.

    How to grow ZZ plant?

    1. Grow ZZ plant at a location that receives indirect bright light.
    2. Protect the plant from direct sunlight.
    3. Soil in the pot should be well draining and fertilize.
    4. Apply water to ZZ plant when soil (3-4 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
    5. Do not overwater the plant as it may cause root rot.

    Is ZZ plant a succulent?

    Yes, ZZ plant is a succulent plant.

    Does ZZ plant purify air?

    Yes, ZZ plant is regarded as a indoor air purifier plant.

    Is ZZ plant poisonous?

    ZZ plants may prove poisonous on direct consumption of its parts.

    How to propagate ZZ plant?

    ZZ plant can be propagated though any of the below methods
    1. Division, simply separating or cutting the plants roots into two clumps and replanting them.
    2. By rooting leaf cuttings or leaflets.

    Why is my ZZ plant leaves turning yellow?

    Overwatering and exposure to sunlight are the most common reasons for yellow ZZ plant leaves.

    Can ZZ plant grow in low light?

    Yes, ZZ plant can be grown in relatively low light condition but ideal growing light requirement is indirect bright light.

    Why is my ZZ plant drooping?

    Check the water in the soil, If too dry for long time then apply water until it starts coming out of drainage holes without getting stagnant in pot. If plant is placed in direct sunlight, move it in indirect bright light location.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    Ashish Dubey

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    Santhosh Santy

    Sunday, 23 February 2020

    Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.

    Nav Inder Bamrah
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