Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Raven'

Scientific Name:  Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Raven'

Family Name:      Araceae

Plant Habit:         Cycad

Zamioculcas Zamiifolia or the ZZ Plant (say Zee Zee Plant) is an easy to care popular houseplant. The infamous ZZ plant, also known as the zanzibar gem! Characterized by their shiny, oval-shaped deep green leaves, ZZ plants make excellent additions to any home or office. 

ZZ has air purifying qualities for the indoor environment and is tested able to remove benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene.

CARE AND GROWING TIPS:

Foliage / Indoor Plant

Exposure
Bright, indirect light is best, some sun will be tolerated.

Avoid intense sunlight and very dark areas.

Needs an average temperature between, 13 °C - 26 °C / 55°F - 79 °F. Warmer temperatures in the upper range will give an increase in growth output.

Humidity unimportant.

Water
The plant is adapted to surviving drought.
Zamioculcas thrives when watered a small amount every two weeks.
Over watering will turn leaves yellow & may destroy this plant through tuber rot.

Soil
A well-draining potting mix.

Fertilizer
A weak feed once a month is more than adequate.

REASONS YOURZAMIOCULCAS MAY NOT BE DOING WELL:

Plant infections – like Aphids

Leaves yellowing due to over-watering

Sudden leaves drop due to prolonged drought.

Slow & no growth- Ensure the plant focus on three important variables, lighttemperature and watering.

 

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