How to care for your ZZ Plant

While all plants in the ZZ family have roughly the same care, there are some unique things you should know about each of our individual species. These will help you better understand your plant and build a relationship with it.

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What's a ZZ Plant?

Botanical Classification: Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Full Description

ZZ Plants are tough—making them perfect for the forgetful plant owner. These hardy plants are able to survive for months without water and will grow well in any light except direct sun.

ZZ Plants are graceful with wand-like stems that taper to a point. Along the stems are fleshy, oval-shaped, shiny leaves giving them a distinctive feathered appearance.

Native of East Africa, ZZ Plants require very little water and do best when they are basically ignored. If you’re looking for a hands-off plant that makes a statement, a ZZ Plant is it!

Fun Fact

The leaves of your ZZ Plant are naturally shiny and glossy, so no leaf shine is needed. Simply wipe them with a damp cloth or mist them occasionally to keep them dust free.

Pictured Left: ZZ Plant
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Forget about it! Your ZZ plant basically thrives off of neglect.
- Plant Mom

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