Large ZZ Plant

$85

Details

The ZZ Plant is characterized by its waxy green leaves above the surface of its potting mix, and its large potato-like rhizomes underneath. These rhizomes store water, making the ZZ a drought-tolerant plant that can go weeks without water. Sized to ship best, our large ZZ arrives with room to grow as it adapts to your home’s conditions.

  • Arrives in 10" diameter grow pot
  • Large plants benefit from brighter light to help retain their mature foliage
  • Large plants require less frequent waterings due to their higher volume of soil

Plant Care

Sun icon

Medium to low indirect light

Water drops icon

Water every 2–3 weeks

Plant Bio

Zamioculcas zamiifolia, affectionately called the ZZ plant or Zanzibar Gem, is a tropical plant in the aroid family, Araceae. It is native to Zanzibar, Kenya, and Eastern Africa. You might spot large potato-like rhizomes under the surface of its potting mix. Having evolved in drier conditions than most other aroids, these plants have evolved rhizomes that store water to help the ZZ plant survive drought in its natural environment. The rhizomes are actually underground stems, and what you see above ground are the stems' leaves. Using these underground rhizomes, the plant slowly creeps over time to new locations, spawning new aboveground leaves along the way.
Learn more

Become a Subscriber

Take the guesswork out of plant shopping and enjoy the element of surprise with our plant subscription boxes! Choose between our Classic or Pet Friendly subscription – and receive a houseplant in 6" diameter grow pot and 7" wide ceramic planter to display it in delivered to your door every month. All you have to do is water and enjoy.

Includes easy-care plant & chic ceramic pot
Plant variety changes month to month
Pause or cancel anytime after the first 3 plant deliveries

Learn more