Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant
+ Comes in a 6" plastic container / Current approximate height 12" +
Originating from Africa, this is a dwarf cultivar of the ZZ plant, known as the Zenzi or Dwarf ZZ, it has a thick compact stalk with chunky green leaves.
CLASSIFICATION / GENUS:
Araceae / Zamioculcas
Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' / Dwarf ZZ Plant / Steel Plant / Zanzibar Gem / Zee Zee Plant / Zizi Plant / Hybrid ZZ
Can reach up to 17 inches in height, considered a slow grower.
Loves 60-75 degree F weather, does not like weather below 45 degrees F.
Very low maintenance
ZZ plants are versatile to all light conditions. Whether that be low light or bright. It prefers medium to bright indirect light, but it can do well in a darker room. Don't let direct sun hit it too long, as it can burn the glossy green leaves.
This plant requires very low water needs, allow it to dry out between watering, as it holds the water in its roots. Take extra care not to overwater a ZZ. They do like humidity, so mist if you have a drier indoor climate.
Grown best in well-draining succulent/cactus soil.
DOES IT FLOWER?
Yes, ZZ plants are known as flowering plants, but they RARELY produce flowers.
IS IT POISONOUS/TOXIC?
Yes. All parts of the ZZ Zenzi are poisonous.
CAN IT BE PROPAGATED FROM CUTTINGS?
This plant has rhizomatous roots, meaning, it shares a continuous root system, to propagate, you need to break off one of these roots at the base, you replant this to get a new ZZ. While ZZ plants love to be root-bound, it's recommended that when they are still young, to repot them once a year for the next 3-5 years as they grow.
ZZ plants are considered plants of steel. Meaning there is not a lot that can take them down. Try not to overwater them. Common pests: Mealy bugs, Scale, and Spider mites; Other common ailments: fungal spots, bacterial rot.
WINTER TRAVEL: PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PURCHASE A HEAT-PACK (FOUND WITHIN OUR STORE) IF THE PLANT IS TRAVELING IN BELOW 50 DEGREE WEATHER.