Zamioculcas zamiifolia is an evergreen succulent plant for offices and homes decoration. ZZ Plant is widely grown as an ornamental plant, mainly for its attractive glossy dark green foliage. The glossy green Zamioculcas Zamiifolia plant will add flying colours to your Home or Office indoor. It looks great on the table or windowsill. Zamiifolia plant is one of the Nasa recommended indoor plants that purify the air by removing the toxins benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene and gives oxygen. It is very easy to care and low growing plant. Zanzibar gem needs less water and it bears all conditions of cultivation that’s make it a perfect house plant.
ZZ plant does have pinnate shiny and waxy-looking leaves with thick tuberous fleshy stems. The evergreen leaflets grow in opposing pairs of up to 12 per stem. The trunk stores moisture in times of drought, which makes Zamia ideal for periscope gardens. Zamioculcas Zamiifolia leaves contains high water contents, that’s the reason it can survive extremely well under interior low light levels for many months without water.
Why Zamioculcas Zamifolia Plant
In short, if you are fond of nature, the ZZ plant is for you. Attractive glossy foliage and easy care make ZZ Plant a better choice. If you want to surprise your loved ones with a valuable gift, Indoor Plants are a good choice. These plants not only helps to create a healthy environment but also helps to create a happy, relaxed, lively ambience at home. This plant adds a classy greenish touch to your home decor. Go green and Gift a plant. Let us build a better world for the generations to come.
Scientific name: Zamioculcas Zamiifolia
Common name: Zanzibar gem, ZZ plant, Zuzu plant, Emerald palm, Aroid palm, Eternity plant
Benefit: Air purifier, Removes benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene from air.
Zamioculcas Zamifolia Plant care
ZZ plant only needs less water, though it can survive difficult conditions. As a result, ZZ is considered to be a perfect house plant. This plant is shiny on its own, thus never spray it with any commercial leaf shine.
- light: Moderate to bright indirect light
- Soil: Good well-drained potting soil
- Water: Medium- thrice a week. Over-watering may destroy this plant. Water the plant after the soil fully dried out. Do not use leaf shiners
- Temperature: 18 °C to 26 °C (65° to 79 °F). Hot temperatures give an increase of leaf production
- Fertilizer: Fertilize with a slow-release palm food or a diluted house plant food once monthly during the growing season.
- Propagation: Leaf Cutting, Division
- Toxicity: Toxic to pets and Kids as it is part of the Araceae family, which contains Calcium Oxalate
Plant Division: Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Mode of Nutrition: Autotrophic
Plant Shape: Shrubby
Plant Size: Maximum height 0.1 m to 0.2 m, maximum spread 0.5 m.
Floral (Angiosperm) (Dicotyledon)
Flower Colours: Cream / Off-White, Green
Flowering Habit: Polycarpic