The Zamioculcas zamiifolia "ZZ Plant" is a rhizome plant that's a real joy to grow and to have displayed within a home. Native to Africa
Average warmth is fine of approximately 60-75°F (15-24°C) and no lower than 45°F (8°C).
Bright light is good but not essential. The zamioculcas zamiifolia grows fine with low levels of light, but it's best to avoid direct sunlight.
Allow the soil to become dry at the top to the touch between watering and do not over water. It's best to water this plant less than too much because over-watering can cause stem and rhizome rot.
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.
During the main growing season (April - August) feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer which is diluted, once a month.
Average house humidity is advised but increase humidity if the artificial heating within the home or workplace is quite dry.
Poisonous: All parts of this plant are said to be toxic if ingested by children, cats and dogs.
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