ZZ Plant

The ZZ plant, otherwise known as Zamioculcas zamifolia or Zanzibar Gem, is a popular houseplant with deep green, glossy leaves that bring a tropical look to any space. It’s known for its interesting aesthetics, air-purifying abilities, and easy-to-care nature. Moreover, it’s one of the hardest plants to kill, making it the perfect choice for beginners and busy plant parents! Even if you forget to water it for days, this hardy plant won’t mind, and it will still thrive.

Plant Type

Tropical plants grow naturally in tropical areas where the climate is hot and humid. Easy to grow indoors, these plants add an exotic flair to your home with a vivid display of striking blooms and attractive foliage.

Plant Feature

Low Light
These plants can thrive in even the darkest corner in your room. Though typically slow-growing, they still adorn your space with a touch of greenery

Low Maintenance
These are plants that you do not have to water too often and are excellent in various lighting conditions. This makes them perfect for any room in your house.

Beginner plants are exceptionally forgiving and hardy. They are easy to keep alive and mostly low maintenance. These are perfect if you have a less-than-green thumb, or just starting to hone your gardening skills.

 Light Care

Low - Medium Light
These plants perform well under low to medium light conditions. Place them in a room with a minimal light source or far from sunny windows, and they’re good to go.

Water Care

Low Water
Low water plants only need watering once a week or once every two weeks. Allow the soil to dry completely before the next watering.

Fertilizer Care

Low Fertilizer
These plants would appreciate a regular application of fertilizers during the growing season. They aren’t heavy feeders, and feeding at low rates is enough for these low-fertilizer plants to grow well.



Plant Care

This classic house plant is heralded for its easy care, and for good reason. Able to tolerate a good amount of neglagence, ZZ plants prefer to dry out between waterings and thrive in lower light enviroments. Be sure to use our Cactus & Succulent mix when repotting, to allow proper drainage.


Zamiocilca zamiifolia, more commonly known as ZZ Plant, is found in the forests and grasslands of Eastern Africa, from Kenya to South Africa.