Easy as A, B... ZZ. One of the few indoor plants that thrive in medium light conditions and still grows in the darkest of corners. The only things that Zamioculcas do not like are the cold and too much light. This is one plant that should be in every home in New Zealand to fill that gap where no other plant can thrive or survive.
Ideal for Beginner plant keepers or beyond. Ideal first plant.
Light Requirements: Medium Light is ideal, though tolerant of quite low light levels.
Moisture & Soil Requirements: Semi-succulent. Water when the top half of the soil is dry, use a moisture metre and water when it says 'Dry' or use the weight test to pick up your ZZ plant to feel when your soil is dry and lightweight. Prefers to be kept drier through winter and can even survive going dry. Most plants in homes can thrive from light fortnightly summer watering and monthly winter watering.
Growth & Nutrients: Grows as upright shoots from spreading rhizomes underground. Suits apartments or homes of any size. Feed with a dilute general-purpose fertiliser for containers from the start of spring each year to late summer when growth slows down.
Temperature, Humidity & Ambient requirements: Prefers warm humid environments inside but can deal with most home environments and a range of humidity levels.
Toxicity: Moderately toxic. Don't let anyone or anything eat it.
Plant Size Guide
We select the biggest and best available each time. A photo captures a moment in time but plant sizes, shapes and colours change constantly throughout the seasons.
Small Plants - 14cm wide nursery pot - 1 Litre volume - Plants fit in a 50cm tall box.
Medium Plants - 17cm wide pots either 2L hanging pot or 2.5L nursery pot - Plants fit in a 75cm tall box.
Large Plants - 25cm wide pot, 10L volume. Plants fit in a 100cm tall box.
XL Plants - Plants over 100cm tall in pot sizes specified, 25cm/10L or greater and are hand delivered within Auckland/Northland only.
Each Small, Medium & Large plant is individually contained within its own protective cardboard Plant Carton which may be joined to other cartons in your order.
Plant courier orders are processed Monday - Wednesday. North Island orders are targeted overnight delivery, South Island orders are sent on a 2-day service.
Monday - We send orders placed on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.
Tuesday - We send Weekend orders from Saturday & Sunday.
Wednesday - We send orders placed from Monday and Tuesday
We aim for overnight delivery to North Island addresses and a 2 day service for South Island addresses.
XL Plants are delivered within urban Auckland & Whangarei only and this service is for non-urgent orders only. We may deliver at any time Sunday, Monday, Wednesday or Thursday in Auckland and you need to have a sheltered accessible position for us to deliver to.
You'll receive tracking information via email once your parcels are ready.