The ZZ Plant is paired with our Dolores Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 7" tall and 7" wide. Your plant height and length may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Dolores Planter does not have a drainage hole. It has a layer of porous lava rocks lining the bottom to ensure proper drainage. The Dolores is named after San Francisco’s Mission Dolores Park.
Medium: 7" H x 7" WSize Guide
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Medium to low indirect
Thrives in medium to low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.
About every 2 weeks
Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings.
Don't sweat it. Any humidity level will do.
Origin: Zanzibar, Kenya, and Eastern Africa
Zamioculcas zamiifolia, affectionately called the ZZ plant or Zanzibar Gem, is a tropical plant in the aroid family, Araceae. 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.