Zamioculcas Zamiifolia, ZZ Plant
Selling size:Well rooted plant mentioned in last picture
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Planting and care
It is normally evergreen, but becomes deciduous during drought, surviving drought due to the large potato-like rhizome that stores water until rainfall resumes.
The leaves are pinnate, 40 to 60 cm long, with 6-8 pairs of leaflets 7 to 15 cm long; they are smooth, shiny, and dark green.
The flowers are produced in a small bright yellow to brown or bronze spadix 5 to 7 cm long, partly hidden among the leaf bases; flowering is from mid summer to early autumn.
Caring for Zamioculcas Zamiifolia
- Cardboard palm requires enough moisture to keep the trunk fat and healthy. Never let it dry to the point that the trunk and stem are wrinkled or dry.
- Prune off dead leaves as they occur.
- Even though the plant does well in lower light levels, by placing it in brighter light it performs even better.
- Keep the plant away from any hot direct afternoon sun as the plant can burn. A good bright filtered afternoon sun would work well.