A picture of a ZZ Plant

ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas spp.

Buy ZZ Plant

ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) 1 by Mokkie (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of ZZ Plant

A green Zamioculcas plant in a pot
A close up of a green Zamioculcas plant
A close up of the fruit of a Zamioculcas  plant
A fruit from a Zamioculcas plant in a pot
A close up of some Zamioculcas fruit surrounded by a green spathe

Buy ZZ Plant on Candide

See all
ZZ Plant, Cutting, Rooted, 20-30 cm

RebelPlants

ZZ Plant, Cutting, Rooted, 20-30 cm

£5.99

Ze-Ze Plant (65-70cm)

HolmbushFlowers

Ze-Ze Plant (65-70cm)

£24.99

Free delivery

ZZ Plant Overview

Zamioculcas is a genus from East Africa, that contains only one species, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. This plant has a short, thick rhizome with succulent leaf-stalks that bear leaflets. These may be shed during periods of prolonged drought. It is widely grown as a houseplant due to its attractive, shiny, dark green leaves, its tolerance of low light levels, and for its air-purifying qualities. Small, non-showy flowers coloured yellow-brown appear from mid-summer to early autumn. Foliage toxic if ingested and can irritate eyes and skin on contact.

Common problems with ZZ Plant

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest ZZ Plant

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate ZZ Plant

    Division

    Divide as new growth begins in spring.

    Cuttings

    Using single leaflets.

    Special features of ZZ Plant

    Attractive leaves

    Indoor plant

    Drought resistant

    Don't panic if you forget to water it. This hardy plant can survive a short drought.

    Pot plant