ZZ PlantZZ Plant does well in low light conditions, from fluorescent light to bright, indirect light or even full sun if planted outdoors where hardy. ZZ Plant is typically found in the cactus and succulent section because it does well with bright indirect or direct light, and very little water. Found in South Africa, ZZ Plants are native to deserts with full sun and minimal water. Their upright habit does well indoors in corners or locations with limited width. Growing Zone: 9-11 Mature Height: 36″ – 40″
Mature Width: 20″ – 24″Classification: Green Foliage Sunlight: Bright indirect or direct light Habit: Upright Flower Color: Does not flower indoors Foliage: Green, glossy Soil Condition: Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand) Water Require: Likes to stay dry Uses: Excellent indoors as focal point or background plant Does Not Ship To: CA, WA, OR, AZ ZZ Plant might as well be called EZ Plant for its ease of care. ZZ Plant is actually named for its mouthful of a Latin name, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. These plants can stay extremely dry for extended periods, thanks to specialized rhizomes found underground that store water. The dark green, glossy foliage manages to capture any and all light, surviving in the lowest light conditions. Typically found with cactus and succulents in stores, ZZ Plants like to stay very dry. They can rot if given too much water.
Light Requirement of ZZ Plant:
ZZ Plants can handle the lowest of light conditions, even fluorescent light. On the other hand, in their native habitat they live outside in full sun, desert conditions. They are happy with any level of light in that range.