FULL DESCRIPTION OF ZZ PLANT
Zamioculcas zamiifolia has existed for generations, originating in drought-prone Africa (where it thrives outdoors).
A few decades ago, Dutch nurseries in South Africa discovered the plant’s propagating opportunity and, in 1996, began distributing it around the globe.
Since that time, ZZ plants have typed in offices, homes, and hearts worldwide.
ZZ Plants are harsh – which makes them ideal for the forgetful proprietor. These hardy plants can survive for months with no water and develop ideally in any light except the intense sun.
With its broad, appealing, deep green leaves, this plant boasts numerous favorable traits for homes and offices.
It is drought tolerant, as well as accepts low light status without any impact on its health.
Its waxy, sleek leaves reflect sunlight and brighten suites.
ZZ usually grows gradually to a level and width of 2 to 3 feet, so it’s not a plant monster that outgrows pots rapidly.
It also is an air cleaner, and also in a NASA review, scientists found it’s specifically adept at extracting large amounts of toxins like benzene, toluene, and xylene from the atmosphere.
They are graceful with wand-like stems that taper to a place. Along the stalks are fleshy, oval-shaped, shiny leaves offering them a distinct feathered appearance.
A native of East Africa, ZZ Plant requires hardly any h2o and does best when they’re mostly ignored. When looking for a tolerant plant that can make a statement, a ZZ Plant is it!
ZZ Plant Care
Care of ZZ is natural, making it the gold standard for houseplant novices, preoccupied business employees, and brown thumbs.
The ZZ luckily does not need any specific potting soil: any well-drained potting soil will do.
Regarding feeding it, use a suitable solution of houseplant fertilizer (20-20-20) the moment a month when watering.
Situate the ZZ in very low to brilliant indirect lighting and water when completely dried out.
Generally, you can also forget about watering for a couple of days or even a week, and it’ll still thrive.
ZZ is also extremely resistant to insects and diseases.
If your plant’s limbs intrude into your space and get in the manner, prune them away.
The foliage of your ZZ Plant is glossy naturally. Thus no leaf shine is needed. Just wipe them with a damp cloth or perhaps mist them sometimes to help keep them dust-free.