The beautiful low-maintenance houseplant
HOW TO GROW ZZ PLANTS
The ZZ plant is by far the toughest houseplant on the block. It really can survive most things and is perfect for those that travel a lot or are forgetful of their houseplants. Pretty much add this plant to any area of your house—low-light or high-light it doesn’t matter—this plant will be fine. Water it every couple of weeks and there you have it, a beautiful easy-to-grow houseplant perfect for everyone!
You’ll get the best growth and healthiest plant by keeping it in bright, indirect sunlight, though it will tolerate low light.
Water thoroughly then allow the top 2 in (5 cm) of soil to dry out between watering. Soggy soil will cause the rhizomes to rot.
ZZ plants love a well draining soil mixed with perlite.
We suggest Fertilome Ultimate Potting Mix
Feed 4 times a year with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer, diluted by half.
We suggest Schultz Plant Food Plus
ZZ plants like average warmth between 65-75°.
ZZ plants can tolerate low to average humidity.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Like most houseplants, ZZ plants are mildly toxic if eaten. They may cause some discomfort and vomiting when eaten. Keep away from animals and children.
ZZ PLANT Plant Varieties
ZZ plants come in only a couple different varieties simply because it’s already perfect. We carry the ZZ plant in two varieties from sizes starting at 4″ and going up to 16″ pots. Come on in and check this awesome plant!
If you are looking for an easy houseplant that is truly the toughest around, look no further than the ZZ plant. The perfect choice for any home or office and for those that travel.
ZZ PLANT 'COMPACTA'
ZAMIOCULCAS ZAMIIFOLIA 'COMPACTA'
The ZZ plant only smaller. This is the houseplant for someone who has very little space. The perfect choice for any home or office and for those that travel.
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH ZZ PLANTS
SANSEVIERIA – Sansevierias are easy to grow and is nearly indestructible; they will thrive in either very bright light or almost dark corners of the house. An ideal container plant, it is excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on tabletop displays. Perfect for any office building or home with little of florescent lighting.
CALATHEA – This bold and beautiful plant requires a little love and attention than most houseplants. While it loves low to medium light, it does love higher humidity areas like a bathroom or kitchen. So make sure to keep it out of direct sun and it’s soil moist (but not soaking wet) and you’ll have a gorgeous looking plant for many years!
AGLAONEMA – Also called ‘Chinese Evergreen’ the Aglaonema can grow almost anywhere in your home. It will tolerate low-light and grows well in bright spots. In fact it doesn’t even need natural light and will do just fine in offices with fluorescent lighting. Keep soil evenly moist and your aglaonema will be happy.