Zoom Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant
Zoom Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant
Zoom Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant
Zoom Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant

Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' Dwarf Plant

$35.00

OVERVIEW

+ 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
COMMON NAMES: 
Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'Zenzi' / Dwarf ZZ Plant / Steel Plant / Zanzibar Gem / Zee Zee Plant / Zizi Plant / Hybrid ZZ
PLANT SIZE:
Can reach up to 17 inches in height, considered a slow grower. 
COLD HARDINESS:
Loves 60-75 degree F weather, does not like weather below 45 degrees F. 
MAINTENANCE:
Very low maintenance
LIGHT:
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. 
WATERING:
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. 
SOIL:
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. 
POSSIBLE ISSUES:
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.