The ZZ plant is a modern must, a real Instagrammer's plant. They’re a hardy specimen requiring little maintenance.
Its glossy green leaves reflect the light and brighten up any space. They have an unusually tall and elegant shape that bursts out into leaves - we can see why it's a must-have.
The ZZ Plant is a Succulent, meaning they retain water and don’t require a lot of watering.
Native to Africa, this plant is able to withstand drought and low light conditions. Making it a perfect low maintenance and beginner plant.
A common issue people have with the ZZ is over-watering, so don’t be tempted to overdo it.
Will tolerate shade and is happy anywhere from low to bright light, just not direct sunlight.
Water every 4 weeks when the topsoil feels dry.
Doesn’t need a lot of water, as this plant is a Succulent and used to drought.
We advise feeding this plant with fertilizer once a month during the summer growing period. Can reach 1m height but is a slow grower.
Mildly toxic if ingested by pets or people.
Your ZZ currently lives in a (17cm diameter, 13cm height) nursery pot. ZZ's have exceptionally dense roots and are known to break pots as they grow. Make sure you choose a pot with plenty of room.
They're 40cm in height (Pot base to leaf tip).
They usually reach 60-90cm in height. But can grow up to 1.2m with the right care and attention.