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.
||Zamioculcas zamiifolia, ZZ Plant - Plant
||4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
||4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Yellow)
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.
||9 inch (23 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||ZZ Plant, Aroid Palm, Zuzu plant
|Maximum Reachable Height
Planting and care
Natural indirect / artificial bright light is ideal for money plant growth.Protect from direct sunlight.SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.WateringPoke 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 FertilizerBefore 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 ProtectionRemove 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.DontsDo not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.Protect from direct sunlight.keep away from the AC Vents.
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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:
||Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light
||Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
||Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
||20 to 35 degrees Celsius
||Apply organic fertilizer once in two months.
Zamioculcas zamiifolia special feature
Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.
Zamioculcas zamiifolia uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant