Zamioculcas Zamiifolia care

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Zamioculcas Zamiifolia it is a tropical perennial plant, native to eastern Africa, from southern Kenya to northeastern South Africa. Common names include Zanzibar gem, ZZ plant, Zuzu plant, aroid palm, eternity plant and emerald palm. It is grown as an ornamental plant, mainly for its attractive glossy foliage and easy care.

Plant care

☀️ The ZZ Plant is a tropical perennial; it has become popular worldwide in recent years. The ZZ plant is a low maintenance houseplant. This plant can tolerate low indirect light; however, the ZZ thrives in medium to bright indirect light. A minimum of six hours per day can be tolerated and up to twelve hours during the warmer months, it is important however to keep it away from intense direct sun.

💧 Water your ZZ every 2-3 weeks, allowing the soils to dry out between waterings; however, water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. Signs that your ZZ needs more water include wilting, wrinkled leaves, and dry potting mix or yellowing and mushy leaves signal overwatering and root rot. Average room humidity is fine for your ZZ, but if you feel you would like to provide it with the humidity from it’s native climate aim for 40-50% humidity.

🌡 Most houseplants prefer temperatures in the 65-85 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s best not to let them get much lower than that.

✨ The ZZ is a slow grower and usually takes three to five yeas to grow up to two or three feet tall and wide, though some grow faster and gain six or so inches per season.

☠️ The ZZ is not a pet friendly plant, it can be irritating to cats, dogs, and humans if consumed. It is good practice to keep this plant out of reach from small children and pets.

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