ZZ Plant, Aroid Palm
ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a tropical plant in the Araceae family of aroids. It is also known as the Aroid palm and Zanzibar Gem. It comes from Zanzibar, Kenya, and other parts of Eastern Africa. it is a slow-growing, easy-to-care-for houseplant. ZZ has characteristic oval-shaped, thick waxy dark green leaves. It is a low-maintenance, drought-resistant plant that is perfect for beginning gardeners because it demands very little watering and attention.
Under the surface of the soil, you might see big rhizomes that look like potatoes. Since these plants grew up in drier conditions than most other aroids, they have rhizomes that store water to help them survive drought in their natural habitat. With the help of these underground rhizomes, the plant slowly moves to new places and grows new leaves as it goes.
Soil & fertilizer
As long as there is adequate drainage in the potting medium, ZZ plants are not overly picky about what they are given. The majority of standard potting mixes should be adequate for the plant. no need for adding extra fertilizers. If there is a need for more drainage, adding some perlite, gravel, or sand to the mix will help.
Can withstand practically any intensity of light without getting damaged. while it is recommended to keep the plant in bright indirect sunlight. whereas direct sunlight may scorch its leaves.
ZZ is a drought-tolerant plant and hence demands very little watering. Watering sessions should be once-twice a week depending on soil dryness and humidity in the air.
❝The ZZ Raven Plant is a fashionable and easy-to-care-for houseplant with new growth that emerges in brilliant dark green coloration and swiftly develops into rich, black, dark leaves. ❞
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