Despite its double Z’s this plant is anything but a bore. The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia is a stunning addition to any home and super easy to take care of. With air purifying qualities and its ability to thrive even when neglected, this plant is quickly become one of our favourites.
Also known as: Zanzibar Gem, Welcome Plant
Origin: Zanzibar, Kenya, Eastern Africa
Temperature: Average warmth is fine of approximately 15-24°C
Light: Natural bright light- no direct sun please! Can tolerate low light so also great for bathrooms or offices.
Watering: Water thoroughly until water leaks through drainage holes and wait until it’s dry to water again. Very drought tolerant – please don’t overwater!
Soil: Most well-draining potting mixes will suffice that contains a high amount of perlite or sand within the mix (you can add more perlite or sand if needed to a mix that is bought). Good drainage holes at the bottom of the pot is essential
Re-Potting: I would re-pot the zz plant once a year at the beginning of spring, especially during the first 3 - 5 years - whilst it's growing up.
Fertiliser: Feed once in spring- either late march or early April.
Humidity: Doesn’t care!
Propagation: Rhizome division or leaf cuttings.
Air purifying: Yes
Pot Size: 17cm
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