ZZ Plant


ZZ plant (short for zamioculcas) is perfect for every houseplant collection because it is so tolerant of neglect. It is as beautiful as it is easy to grow, with shiny, dark green leaves and a graceful upright shape.

Light Level: Low Light

This plant can get by with very little natural light. Feel free to place it anywhere from on a nightstand to in a bathroom.

Water Level: Not Thirsty

This plant can go several weeks without water. Only water it when the soil dries out completely and be careful not to over-water.

Quick Tips

In extreme drought, ZZ plant will drop its leaflets. Because it stores water in its fleshy tubers, once it gets moisture again, it will put out new growth.

Size Guide
ZZ Plant | medium

Grower Spotlight

Javier “Jay” Diaz

Grower Javier Diaz picks ZZ as one of his top houseplants because it’s ultra-easy to take care of. Being quite drought tolerant ZZ Plant is perfect for beginners because it forgives you if you forget to water it frequently. It’s also a wonderful choice if you travel a lot. Javier knows ZZ Plant: He’s been a part of the Costa Farms family since 2011 and is responsible for growing many of our common houseplant varieties.

ZZ Plant | medium

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