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Everything You Need to Know About ZZ Plants

Everything You Need to Know About ZZ Plants

Zamioculcas zamiifolia has been in existence for centuries and was first discovered in the area of drought-prone Africa (where they thrive in the open). In the past few decades, Dutch nurseries located in South Africa saw the plant's potential for propagation and began to distribute it throughout the globe.

Since that time, ZZ plants have entered homes, hearts, and offices around the world. You can easily find zanzibar plant via plantvine.com/product/zz-plant.

zanzibar plant

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What is it that makes ZZ plants so famous?

ZZ plant is a large attractive dark green leaf and is a great choice for both homes and offices. ZZ plants can withstand poor care, can withstand drought, and are tolerant of low-light conditions without causing trouble. The smooth, waxy leaves reflect light and illuminate rooms. ZZ typically grows slowly to an average length and width of 2 to three feet.

Didn't I read someplace in the past that ZZ plant life is poisonous?

ZZ's biggest drawback is that all the parts of the plant are toxic. In the decade 2010, there were false reports that ZZ was so poisonous that it could cause cancer, and was also so risky that people had to wear gloves when handling the plant.

How do you take care of ZZ plants?

Maintenance of ZZ is straightforward, making it the standard for novice houseplants, busy with work, or those with brown thumbs. The ZZ plant is fortunate to not require any special potting soil. Any good-drained potting dirt will suffice.