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Hi, I'm Zamioculcas but also called the ZZ plant. I'm a genus of flowering plant in the family Araceae. I'm native to eastern Africa, anywhere from Kenya south to north-eastern South Africa. Although I have been acknowledged botanically since 1892, I has only been popular as a houseplant for the past 15 years or so. This is thanks to Dutch growers who took up the challenge of cultivating me in 1996. I have small but wide, dark green, glossy leaves that zig-zag up tall, slender stems. I'm widely recognised for my air purifying qualities too, removing volatile organic compounds benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene. I'm perfect for a beginner houseplant collector as I'm so easy to care for and pretty hardy.

 

DETAILS

I'm in a 17cm pot and I’m 60cm tall.

 

LIKES

Average room temperatures from 15-24°C but can deal with as low as 8°C.

 

DISLIKES

I hate direct sun.

 

LOOKING AFTER ME

I'm a shade tolerant house plant. Happy anywhere from low to bright light, however avoid direct sunlight. Water me when slightly dry and I'm drought tolerant. Do not over-water me. I like a bit of humidity so mist my leaves every so often.

 

LIVING WITH PETS AND CHILDREN

I’m mildly toxic if ingested.

Zamioculcas zamifolia Raven 'Dowton"

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